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Scrumptious Apple tree

Owner: David

Location:  Sunderland, United Kingdom

Age of this tree:2023 years
Rootstock:MM106
Soil:Clay 
Climate at this location:North East England coastal climate
Pruning:Yes
Tree form:Espalier
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments

Season records for this tree

  • 2015

    Spring blossom: 3 May
    Harvest: 3rd week October  15kg / 33lbs
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   3.5m / 11.7ft wide
    Late to flower, late to ripen, apples were smaller than previous year, but ripened over a longer period. Taste very good.
  • 2014

    Spring blossom: 27 April
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   3.0m / 10.0ft wide
    Good crop of apples, all on the large size and very juicy
  • 2013

    Spring blossom: 17 May
  • 2012

    Spring blossom: 22 April
    1 Apple disaster of a year. Too cold for the pollinators
  • 2011

    Spring blossom: 20 April
    Harvest: 1st week October
    Bloosom set well, but Apples ripened late
  • 2010

  • 2009


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