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About this Discovery Apple tree

Owner: Andrew

Location:  St Saviour, GUERNSEY, United Kingdom


Visiting: By arrangement

Age: Planted in about 1990
Soil characteristics at this location: clay based good 
Climate at this location: mild, windy
Pruning: prune
Age of this tree: 10 - 20 years
Tree form: Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height: Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping: Medium crops
Growth characteristics: This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides: Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides: Un-treated


Owner's comments

planted late 1990's

Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking date / Yield Size Season notes
2016 26 May

2015
1st week August
15kg / 33lbs

2014 20 May
1st week September
10kg / 22lbs

2013 22 April

2012 20 May
3rd week August
1.5m / 5.0ft high
2.0m / 6.7ft wide
Canker: Not present
Scab: Not present
Mildew: Not present
Fireblight: Not present
Cedar-apple rust: Not present
Woolly aphid: Not present
Codling moth: Not present
Plum fruit moth: Not present
Silverleaf: Not present
fruit good but birds a problem
2011 15 April

2010

2009

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