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Catshead Apple tree

Owner: Linley

Location:  Feilding, MANAWATU, New Zealand

Age:Planted in about
Soil:On a hill that drains well 
Climate at this location:Moderate
Pruning:These trees have had no attention in over 50yrs
Tree form:Standard
Height:Not sure
Cropping:Biennial cropping (alternate years)
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Local pests:Possum

Owner's comments

The house on the farm was built in 1889 and we arepretty sure the orchard was planted around this time

Season records for this tree

  • 2012

    Harvest: 3rd week March