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

Keswick Codlin Apple tree

Owner: Paul

Location:  Southport, MERSEYSIDE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2011
Age of this tree:10 years
Rootstock:MM106
Soil:Alluvial (sand, clay and silt) 
Climate at this location:Wet, coastal winds
Pruning:Yes
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments

Owner's comments

A good tree for the north and benefitted from the stronger rootstock.

Season records for this tree

  • 2018

    Spring blossom: 8 May
    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
  • 2017

  • 2016

    Spring blossom: 10 May
    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
  • 2015

  • 2015

    Spring blossom: 9 May
    Harvest: 3rd week September  2kg / 4lbs
    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft 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
    The last pruning of the year will be the last of the formative prining for the tree.
  • 2014

    Spring blossom: 10 May
    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft 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
  • 2014

    Spring blossom: 10 May
    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft 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
  • 2013

    Spring blossom: 11 May
    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft 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

    Size: 1.0m / 3.3ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft 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
  • 2011

    1 year maiden planted 16/12/11
  • 2010

  • 2009


©2019 Orange Pippin Ltd. All rights reserved.

You may not reproduce any of the content of this website without our express permission.
We do not accept any liability for loss or damage incurred as a result of any errors in the content of this website.