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Ashmead's Kernel Apple tree

Owner: Bill

Location:  Smeeton Westerby, LEICESTERSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2004
Age of this tree:20 years
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Not sure
Pesticides:Chemical treatments

Season records for this tree

  • 2016

    Spring blossom: 25 May
    Harvest: 2nd week October  40kg / 88lbs
    Size: 2.5m / 8.3ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
    Didn't eat till nearly December, very good by 7th. A little bitter pit in storage
  • 2015

    Spring blossom: 11 May
    Harvest: 4th week October  40kg / 88lbs
    Size: 2.5m / 8.3ft high   2.0m / 6.7ft wide
    Heavy crop with no bitter pit
  • 2014

    Spring blossom: 8 May
    Harvest: 2nd week October  40kg / 88lbs
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
  • 2013

    Spring blossom: 27 May
    Harvest: 3rd week October  20kg / 44lbs
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   
    Excellent quality crop with only a small amount of bitter pit.
  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009

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