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Keswick Codlin Apple tree

Owner: David

Location:  Nr Tain, ROSS SHIRE SCOTLAND, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Climate at this location:Dry,Cool,windy but tree well sheltered, sea level
Pruning:Prune some years
Tree form:Standard
Height:Not sure
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here

Owner's comments

Good cropper when not heavily pruned. Early fairly small fruit many with dark blotches. I would only us as a cooker but my wife will eat ripe examples. No good for wine or storage as shrivels and gets a waxy surface coating. Good for pulp to freeze. Have had the garden for 30 years and tree little changed in that time. House site feued from 1832 so could have been here a long time.

Season records for this tree

  • 2012

    Spring blossom: 15 May
    Cold/wet April/May Very mild March, open winter little frost or snow
  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009

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