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Greensleeves Apple tree

Owner: Andrew

Location:  St Saviour, GUERNSEY, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 1990
Age of this tree:35 years
Soil:clay based, good 
Climate at this location:mild, windy
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)

Owner's comments

planted 1991/1992

Season records for this tree

  • 2016

    Spring blossom: 11 May
    long blossom period
  • 2015

    Spring blossom: 1 May
    Harvest: 1st week October  60kg / 132lbs
  • 2014

    Spring blossom: 25 April
    Harvest: 1st week October  50kg / 110lbs
  • 2013

    Spring blossom: 21 May
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
  • 2012

    Spring blossom: 9 May
    Harvest: 2nd week September
    Size: 2.5m / 8.3ft high   3.0m / 10.0ft wide
    crop light, fruit quality average
  • 2011

    Spring blossom: 15 April