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Orleans Reinette Apple tree

Owner: Paul

Location:  Warminster, WILTSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2000
Age of this tree:24 years
Soil:Chalky loam 
Climate at this location:Southen English frost pocket
Tree form:Espalier
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Biennial cropping (alternate years)
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Local pests:Wasps, woodlice, slugs,snails

Owner's comments

Very vigorous growth but canker led to much serious pruning, cropping still great this year despite the awful weather!