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Melrose Apple tree

Owner: Adrian

Location:  Boxford, SUFFOLK, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Rootstock:mm106
Soil:Clay 
Climate at this location:East Anglia, generally dry, sunny
Pruning:Yes
Tree form:Espalier
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Un-treated

Owner's comments

Newly planted 2012, trained to wires on posts on south west side of a flight of steps. In some shade due to mature oaks trees further down the garden. In flower when planted, fruit set but dropped this year 2012.

Season records for this tree

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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