All about apples, pears, plums, and cherries - and orchards where they are grown

Charles Ross Apple tree

Owner: Kate

Location:  Wooler, NORTHUMBERLAND, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Climate at this location:In a walled garden in Northumberland, dry, east of cheviot weather, cold bright, sheltered, sunny.
Pruning:I prune this tree every year, cutting back all shoots to a bud, and thinning, alternating between the crown (one year) and around the sides, the next.
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:Fungal - I occasionally treat with Bordeaux Mixture when appropriate

Season records for this tree

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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