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Adams's Pearmain Apple tree

Owner: John

Location:  Plymouth, DEVON, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2010
Age of this tree:12 years
Soil:Slightly alkaline well broken slate and clay 
Climate at this location:North Eastern Atlantic, marine temperate.
Pruning:Not yet
Tree form:Standard
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Local pests:None manifest yet

Owner's comments

Specially grafted to order on M26 rootstock planted 2010/2011. Late free pollinater, late harvest. Good storage Victorian style eating apple though can be used in cooking, nutty in flavour.

Season records for this tree

  • 2013

    Size: 1.0m / 3.3ft high   
    Canker: Severe attack
    Severely pruned back to remove scab, some regrowth showing good signs.
  • 2012

    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   
    1 apple, spread 1 third metre.
  • 2011

    Planted 2010 as sappling
  • 2010

  • 2009

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