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About this Kidd's Orange Red Apple tree

Owner: Mike

Location:  Godalming, SURREY, United Kingdom


Age: Planted in about 2010
Rootstock: Bush M26
Soil characteristics at this location: Sandy soil 
Age of this tree: 5 - 10 years
Tree form: Cordon
Height: Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping: Not specified
Growth characteristics: Not specified
Herbicides: Not sure
Pesticides: Not sure


Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking date / Yield Size Season notes
2018 6 May

2017 17 April
4th week September
2.0m / 6.7ft high
1.5m / 5.0ft wide
Slightly more successful than previous years, but still a very meagre crop.
2016 11 May
0kg / 0lbs 1.5m / 5.0ft high
1.0m / 3.3ft wide
Very little blossom this year.
2015 28 April
3rd week October
2kg / 4lbs
2.0m / 6.7ft high
1.5m / 5.0ft wide
Codling moth: Mild attack
The tree looked very unhappy throughout the season. Fruit was mainly small, and flavour unexceptional. Possibly needs a lot more support for the main stem. (Brown rot problems also present.)
2014 24 April
1kg / 2lbs 1.5m / 5.0ft high
1.0m / 3.3ft wide
Very poor year. Suffered somewhat with blossom wilt in the Spring, but the initial show of blossom was in any case quite weak.
2013 9 May
3rd week October
2kg / 4lbs
1.5m / 5.0ft high

2012
2nd week October
2kg / 4lbs

2011

2010

2009

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