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Bramley's Seedling Apple tree

Owner: David

Location:  Gateshead, TYNE AND WEAR, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Soil:Medium loam 
Climate at this location:Typicall north-east England
Pruning:Light pruning in late autumn
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Chemical treatments
Pesticides:Chemical treatments

Owner's comments

Subject to black spot on fruit; difficult to eradicate

Season records for this tree

  • 2011

    Spring blossom: 24 April
    Less blossom than 2010, fruit smaller than expected as in 2010