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Victoria Plum tree

Owner: David

Location:  Ewerby Thorpe, Sleaford, LINCS, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2011
Age of this tree:10 years
Rootstock:Pixie
Soil:Reasonalbe soil on top of clay 
Climate at this location:Less than average rainfall, exposed to winds
Pruning:No pruning so far
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Un-treated

Season records for this tree

  • 2013

    Spring blossom: 25 April
    Size: 3.0m / 10.0ft high   2.5m / 8.3ft wide
    Many flowers but cold spring meant few pollinators.
  • 2012

    Size: 2.5m / 8.3ft high   2.0m / 6.7ft wide
  • 2011

    Spring blossom: 4 April
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
  • 2010

    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide
  • 2009


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