High local bat population seems to reduce moth problems
Fruit required thinning. Fruit very variable in size. Little growth of tree. Wasps a problem
Light prune to shape. Last years growth much stronger than before due to tree having become established.
Light prune to shape 2013.
December 2013- Inspection of tree found severe split in the main trunk.
Season records for this tree
Spring blossom: 2 May
3.0m / 10.0ft high 1.5m / 5.0ft wide Large amount of blossom, Set has been poor this year.
Main trunk found to have split where these meets the crown
Spring blossom: 6 May
Harvest: 3rd week August 10kg / 22lbs
3.5m / 11.7ft high 3.5m / 11.7ft wide Canker: Not present Scab: Not present Mildew: Not present Woolly aphid: Mild attack Codling moth: Mild attack Silverleaf: Mild attack Best year to date. Fruit prone to wasp and bird attack when near ripe.
Spring blossom: 20 April Light crop of poor quality. Very bad weather conditions during ripening period. High rainfall and low sun
Spring blossom: 10 April
Harvest: 4th week August Heavy crop but quality affected by drought
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