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About this Discovery Apple tree

Owner: Bill

Location:  LEICESTERSHIRE, United Kingdom


Visiting: By arrangement

Age: Planted in about 2004
Soil characteristics at this location: Very light 
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: Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides: Chemical treatments


Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking date / Yield Size Season notes
2017 30 April
1st week August
20kg / 44lbs
2.5m / 8.3ft high
2.0m / 6.7ft wide
2016 16 May
4th week August
20kg / 44lbs
2.0m / 6.7ft high
1.5m / 5.0ft wide
Woolly aphid: Mild attack
2015 6 May
3rd week August
20kg / 44lbs

Woolly aphid: Mild attack
2014 30 April
2nd week August
20kg / 44lbs
2.0m / 6.7ft high
1.5m / 5.0ft wide
2013 19 May
2nd week September
20kg / 44lbs
2.0m / 6.7ft high
2.0m / 6.7ft wide
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