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Elstar Apple tree

Owner: Mel

Location:  Carmarthen, CARMARTHENSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Soil:Loam, but very wet and stony 
Climate at this location:Wet, mild
Pruning:No
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:My neighbours pinching the apples!

Season records for this tree

  • 2012

  • 2011

    Massive crop for the first time since planting, approx 5 years ago.
  • 2010

  • 2009


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