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Beauty of Bath Apple tree

Owner: Christine

Location:  Havant, HAMPSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Soil:Neutral loam to heavy clay 
Climate at this location:Warm, reasonably sheltered, south westerly winds
Pruning:About every 5 years
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Organic treatments
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:Squirrels, Codling Moth

Owner's comments

I inherited this tree with the garden and it is at least 50 years old. Before the land was developed for housing it was an orchard. Grows happily next to an old Bramley. Very good flavour apples, freeze ok. Cropping varies from year to year, mainly good to heavy.

Season records for this tree

  • 2012

    First blooms on 30/04/12
  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009

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