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About this Bramley's Seedling Apple tree

Owner: Jan

Location:  Castel D'Aiano, BOLOGNA, Italy


Visiting: By arrangement

Age: Planted in about
Rootstock: MM106 (I think)
Soil characteristics at this location: shallow clay/chalk on rock 
Climate at this location: very hot dry summers, severe long winters
Pruning: Not yet
Age of this tree: Less than 5 years
Tree form: Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height: Not sure
Cropping: Not specified
Growth characteristics: Not specified
Herbicides: Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides: Chemical treatments
Main local pests: aphids,canker,codling moth,deer,wild boar,processional (I think moths) plant louse (some kind of sap-sucking hemipteran)


Owner's comments

Container grown. Planted beginning June 2011. Immediately badly damaged by violent hailstorm. We'll see if it survives.

Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking date / Yield Size Season notes
2011
3rd week July

Bad Hail damage but still a very heavy crop
2010

2009

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