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Ashmead's Kernel Apple tree

Owner: Paul

Location:  Warminster, WILTSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2000
Age of this tree:19 years
Rootstock:M9
Soil:Chalky loam 
Climate at this location:Southern British, damp, mild not enough sun or snow but a frost pocket. North side of house
Pruning:Yes
Tree form:Espalier
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:Woodlice, slugs, snails wasps

Owner's comments

This variety tends to suffer from bitter pit in my garden

Season records for this tree

  • 2013

  • 2012

    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   3.5m / 11.7ft wide
    Espalier tree, decent quality harvest but lightish. Flavour good
  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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