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Bramley's Seedling Apple tree

Owner: Paul

Location:  Southport, MERSEYSIDE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2009
Age of this tree:12 years
Rootstock:Possibly MM106
Climate at this location:Wet, coastal winds
Pruning:No
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments

Owner's comments

Tree is to vigorous for initial possition, moved end of 2013 and will be left to grow into small tree.

Season records for this tree

  • 2015

    Harvest: 1st week October  8kg / 18lbs
    Size: 2.5m / 8.3ft 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
    First large crop after being moved in 2013.
  • 2014

    Harvest: 3rd week October  1kg / 2lbs
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft 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
    Tree was moved winter 2013, tree shocked but recovering.
  • 2013

    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft 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
    Tree too vigorous, pruned hard winter and summer, moved to new position at back end.
  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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