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About this Gala Apple tree

Owner: David

Location:  Ewerby Thorpe, Sleaford, LINCS, United Kingdom

Age of this tree: 2018 years
Rootstock: M26
Soil characteristics at this location: Clay 
Climate at this location: Quite exposed with wind
Tree form: Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height: Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping: Medium crops
Growth: This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides: Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides: Not sure

Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking / Yield Size Season notes
2013 21 May
5kg / 11lbs 2.0m / 6.7ft high
1.5m / 5.0ft wide
Apple quality not as good this year
1kg / 2lbs 1.5m / 5.0ft high
1.5m / 5.0ft wide
2011 24 April
1kg / 2lbs 1.0m / 3.3ft high
1.0m / 3.3ft wide


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