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Ribston Pippin Apple tree

Owner: David

Location:  Emerald, VICTORIA, Australia

Age:Planted in about
Rootstock:dwarfing (apparently)
Soil:chocolate brown, heavy but always moist. 
Climate at this location:Temperate
Pruning:none.
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:birds and possums.

Owner's comments

Tree obtained as a 2 year old from Woodbridge fruit trees in Tasmania, they dry root mailed it to me with other varieties, Gravenstein, Grimes Golden and Pink Lady. All going well but only have fruit on the Ribston so far.

Season records for this tree

  • 2011

    nice number of blossoms on a 3 year old with dwarfing root stock.
  • 2010

  • 2009


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