I have planted two more Ashmead's in neighbours' gardens.
The fruit is superb and late eating.
In my opinion the finest eating apple. Late October onwards.
Season records for this tree
Harvest: 2nd week October 50kg / 110lbs Codling moth: Mild attack excellent crop again this year - still have apples on tree (Nov 3rd week) - will finish picking shortly.
4.5m / 15.0ft high 4.5m / 15.0ft wide heaviest crop to date of superb quality fruit
Harvest: 1st week November 45kg / 99lbs
3.5m / 11.7ft high 3.5m / 11.7ft wide Canker: Not present Scab: Mild attack Mildew: Not present Fireblight: Not present Cedar-apple rust: Not present Woolly aphid: Not present Codling moth: Not present Plum fruit moth: Not present Silverleaf: Not present Best crop ever on this tree. A huge crop of excellent fruit. This tree is not sprayed but it suffered very slight pest damage only.
Still have much fruit left and is excellent eating now (mid-January) and some fruit still on tree.
Some fruit went to a local cider maker.
Spring blossom: 14 May
3.5m / 11.7ft high 3.0m / 10.0ft wide fully covered in blossom this year - unlike 2012, which was a very poor year.
Should produce a huge crop.
Spring blossom: 15 April covered in blossom this year
Spring blossom: 15 April
Harvest: 4th week October covered in blossom &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp; huge crop this year
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