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Gala Apple tree

Owner: David

Location:  Ewerby Thorpe, Sleaford, LINCS, United Kingdom

Age of this tree:2019 years
Rootstock:M26
Soil: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

  • 2013

    Spring blossom: 21 May
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
    Apple quality not as good this year
  • 2012

    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
  • 2011

    Spring blossom: 24 April
    Size: 1.0m / 3.3ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide
  • 2010

  • 2009


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