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Bramley's Seedling Apple tree

Owner: Andrew

Location:  St Saviour, GUERNSEY, United Kingdom

Age of this tree:2019 years
Soil:clay based good 
Climate at this location:mild, windy
Pruning:prune
Tree form:Half-standard
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:codling moth

Owner's comments

was in situ when property purchased in 1987 this one near decking

Season records for this tree

  • 2016

    Spring blossom: 20 May
  • 2015

    Harvest: 1st week October  3kg / 7lbs
    Codling moth: Severe attack
  • 2014

    Spring blossom: 11 May
    Harvest: 4th week September  5kg / 11lbs
    Codling moth: Severe attack
  • 2013

    Canker: Mild attack
    Scab: Mild attack
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Not present
    Woolly aphid: Mild attack
    Codling moth: Severe attack
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
  • 2012

    Spring blossom: 8 May
    Harvest: 2nd week October
    Size: 4.0m / 13.3ft high   5.0m / 16.7ft wide
    very limited blossom, very little fruit, picked for juicing
  • 2011

    Spring blossom: 15 April
  • 2010

    Harvest: 3rd week October
  • 2009


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