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Lord Lambourne Apple tree

Owner: Pete

Location:  St Neots, CAMBS., United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2010
Age of this tree:15 years
Soil:Clay/gravel overlaid with sandy loam 
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:Aphids

Season records for this tree

  • 2015

    Spring blossom: 4 May
  • 2014

    Spring blossom: 28 April
  • 2013

    Spring blossom: 7 May
    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
    Codling moth: Severe attack
  • 2012

    Spring blossom: 2 May
    Size: 1.0m / 3.3ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide
    Excellent fruit set.
  • 2011

    All fruit destroyed by late frost