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Greensleeves Apple tree

Owner: Paul

Location:  Southport, MERSEYSIDE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2009
Age of this tree:13 years
Rootstock:MM106 (Semi-vigorous)
Soil:Alluvial (sand, clay and silt) 
Climate at this location:Wet, coastal winds
Pruning:Yes
Tree form:Espalier
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:Wasps, Bitter pit

Owner's comments

A healthy tree with strong growth, sturdy trunk and branches. ideal for restricted forms.

Season records for this tree

  • 2018

    Spring blossom: 26 April
    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
  • 2017

  • 2016

    Spring blossom: 7 May
    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
  • 2015

    Spring blossom: 4 May
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   2.0m / 6.7ft wide
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Woolly aphid: Not present
    Codling moth: Not present
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
    A combination of summer and winter pruning to maintain shape. Poor summer for crop.
  • 2014

    Harvest: 2nd week September  6kg / 13lbs
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   2.0m / 6.7ft wide
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Not present
    Woolly aphid: Not present
    Codling moth: Not present
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
    Final arm of espalier is now complete.
  • 2013

    Spring blossom: 11 May
    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   2.0m / 6.7ft wide
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Not present
    Woolly aphid: Not present
    Codling moth: Not present
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

    1 year maiden planted 28/01/2010
  • 2009


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