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Fiesta Apple tree

Owner: Andrew

Location:  St Saviour, GUERNSEY, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2011
Age of this tree:14 years
Soil:clay based good 
Climate at this location:mild, windy
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Local pests:codling moth

Season records for this tree

  • 2016

    Spring blossom: 19 May
  • 2015

    Spring blossom: 4 May
    Harvest: 1st week October  2kg / 4lbs
  • 2014

    Spring blossom: 27 April
    Harvest: 4th week September  2kg / 4lbs
  • 2013

    Spring blossom: 24 May
  • 2012

    Spring blossom: 9 May
    Harvest: 1st week October
    Size: 1.0m / 3.3ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
    Canker: Mild attack
    Scab: Mild attack
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Not present
    Woolly aphid: Not present
    Codling moth: Mild attack
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
    cold April, fruit quality & size poor (new tree)