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Golden Noble Apple tree

Owner: Carole

Location:  Peterborough, CAMBS, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Soil:Silty loam 
Climate at this location:Low rainfall, drying winds
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:Aphids, codling moth, scab, bitter pit

Season records for this tree

  • 2012

    Spring blossom: 25 April
    Wet. Many fruits. Major scab attack, most fruits useless.
  • 2011

    Harvest: 2nd week September
    low rainfall (134mm). Watered well in spring, large ropes of large fruit. Lots of thinning reqd.
  • 2010

  • 2009

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