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Spartan Apple tree

Owner: Colin

Location:  United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Soil:Clay 
Climate at this location:temperate
Pruning:Yes, as a columnar tree
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Not sure
Pesticides:Not sure
Local pests:Slight problem with apple sawfly

Owner's comments

Grows and fruits really well as a cordon.

Season records for this tree

  • 2011

    Harvest: 4th week September
    Picked early due to squirrels
  • 2010

    Harvest: 2nd week October
  • 2009


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