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Golden Delicious Apple tree

Owner: David

Location:  Braintree, ESSEX, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2011
Age of this tree:12 years
Rootstock:M27
Soil:Clay 
Climate at this location:Moderate
Pruning:Yes
Tree form:Espalier
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:Earwigs.

Season records for this tree

  • 2015

  • 2014

    Harvest: 2nd week September  4kg / 9lbs
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Not present
    Woolly aphid: Not present
    Codling moth: Not present
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
    Good overall espalier trained Golden Delicious.
  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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