High local bat population seems to reduce moth problems
Heavy crops often pull down and split branches
Wasps a problem 2011
Pruned to cut out splitting damage and light canker problem 2012
Pruned to raise height of canopy 2013
Season records for this tree
Spring blossom: 4 May
3.5m / 11.7ft high 3.0m / 10.0ft wide Very reliable blooming at set.
Spring blossom: 9 May
Harvest: 3rd week September 35kg / 77lbs
4.0m / 13.3ft high 4.0m / 13.3ft wide Canker: Not present Scab: Not present Mildew: Mild attack Fireblight: Not present Cedar-apple rust: Not present Woolly aphid: Mild attack Codling moth: Mild attack Silverleaf: Not present Recent rains made apples very juicy. Lot of apples rotted on tree
Spring blossom: 16 April Most consistent cropper despite the poor weather summer and autmn
Spring blossom: 17 April
Harvest: 2nd week September Good crop - long harvest period - some bitter pit
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