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About this Ashmead's Kernel Apple tree

Owner: Bill

Location:  Smeeton Westerby, Leicestershire, United Kingdom

Visiting: By arrangement

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

Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking date / Yield Size Season notes
2016 25 May
2nd week October
40kg / 88lbs
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 11 May
4th week October
40kg / 88lbs
2.5m / 8.3ft high
2.0m / 6.7ft wide
Heavy crop with no bitter pit
2014 8 May
2nd week October
40kg / 88lbs
2.0m / 6.7ft high
1.5m / 5.0ft wide
2013 27 May
3rd week October
20kg / 44lbs
2.0m / 6.7ft high

Excellent quality crop with only a small amount of bitter pit.




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