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Gala Apple tree

Owner: Bill

Location:  Smeeton Westerby, LEICESTERSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2004
Age of this tree:16 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:Chemical treatments

Season records for this tree

  • 2018

    Spring blossom: 7 May
  • 2017

    Spring blossom: 4 May
    Harvest: 1st week October  5kg / 11lbs
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
  • 2016

    Spring blossom: 16 May
    Harvest: 2nd week October  30kg / 66lbs
    Size: 2.5m / 8.3ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
    Canker: Mild attack
  • 2015

    Spring blossom: 9 May
    Harvest: 2nd week October  10kg / 22lbs
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
    Canker: Mild attack
    Woolly aphid: Mild attack
    Less blossom than usual
  • 2014

    Spring blossom: 29 April
    Harvest: 1st week October  40kg / 88lbs
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
    Canker: Mild attack
  • 2013

    Spring blossom: 27 May
    Harvest: 2nd week October  6kg / 13lbs
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   
    Canker: Mild attack
  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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