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Egremont Russet Apple tree

Owner: Bill

Location:  LEICESTERSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2004
Age of this tree:15 years
Pruning:Summer
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:Not sure

Season records for this tree

  • 2018

    Spring blossom: 3 May
  • 2017

    Spring blossom: 27 April
    Harvest: 3rd week September  20kg / 44lbs
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   2.0m / 6.7ft wide
  • 2016

    Spring blossom: 11 May
    Harvest: 1st week October  25kg / 55lbs
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
    Best year for this and all our other russets for size and quality
  • 2015

    Spring blossom: 3 May
    Harvest: 1st week October  15kg / 33lbs
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
    Scab: Mild attack
    Good crop but size and quality not as good as usual
  • 2014

    Spring blossom: 27 April
    Harvest: 3rd week September  25kg / 55lbs
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
    Mildew: Mild attack
  • 2013

    Spring blossom: 13 May
    Harvest: 1st week October  9kg / 20lbs
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
    Scab: Mild attack
    Mildew: Mild attack
  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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