All about apples, pears, plums, and cherries - and orchards where they are grown

Arthur Turner Apple tree

Owner: Jane

Location:  Ludlow, SHROPSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Soil:Alkaline free draining and friable 
Climate at this location:Rural area can be cold winters with subzero temperatures. Average 33 inches of rain a year.
Tree form:Half-standard
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:Bullfinches

Season records for this tree

  • 2012

    Harvest: 1st week October
    Dreadful - lost most of crop; only seven apples survived
  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009

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