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Limelight Apple tree

Owner: stanwatt2008@hotmail.co.uk

Location:  Gardenstown, ABERDEENSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2010
Age of this tree:11 years
Rootstock:'Supercolumn' (Chris Bowers)
Soil:Sandy loam 
Climate at this location:Variable, very sunny with warm(ish) summers.
Pruning:Yes
Tree form:Standard
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Chemical treatments

Season records for this tree

  • 2017

    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    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
  • 2016

  • 2015

  • 2014

    Spring blossom: 13 May
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    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
  • 2013

    Spring blossom: 4 June
    Harvest: 3rd week September
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    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
    Light cropping, first time.
  • 2012

  • 2011

    Spring blossom: 3 May
  • 2010

  • 2009


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