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Charles Ross Apple tree

Owner: Andrew

Location:  St Saviour, GUERNSEY, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 1990
Age of this tree:33 years
Soil:clay based good 
Climate at this location:mild, windy
Pruning:prune
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
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

Owner's comments

planted 1991/1992

Season records for this tree

  • 2016

    Spring blossom: 18 May
  • 2015

    Harvest: 1st week October  35kg / 77lbs
  • 2014

    Spring blossom: 9 May
    Harvest: 4th week September  45kg / 99lbs
  • 2013

    Spring blossom: 22 May
  • 2012

    Spring blossom: 13 May
    Harvest: 1st week October
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   3.5m / 11.7ft wide
    Cold wet April, excellent crop as usual av weight > 8 oz per apple
  • 2011

    Spring blossom: 22 April
  • 2010

  • 2009


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