|Age:||Planted in about 1980|
|Age of this tree:||41 years|
|Soil:||thin loam over shale rock 30 cm down|
|Climate at this location:||mild maritiime low rainfall (30" pa) and high sunshine, cool sea breezes in pm.350 ' above sea level|
|Pruning:||summer prune back new growth|
|Tree form:||Central leader (widest at bottom)|
|Height:||Up to 6ft / 2m|
|Cropping:||Biennial cropping (alternate years)|
|Growth:||This tree grows easily here|
|Herbicides:||Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)|
|Local pests:||birds like crows pecking fruit and most others too from blackbirds to tits|
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