George Cave Apple tree
Leicester, LEICESTERSHIRE, United Kingdom
Age: Planted in about 2004 Age of this tree: 20 years Soil: Very light Pruning: Summer Tree form: Bush (wider at top than bottom) Height: Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m Cropping: Medium crops Growth: This tree grows fairly well here Herbicides: Not sure Pesticides: Chemical treatments Local pests: Blackbirds and Fruit Tree Red Spider Mite Owner's commentsSome frost damage on 19th April.
A very good first early variety with soft melting flesh and a sweet,sharp flavour.
Some frost damage to blossom on 19th April Season records for this tree 2018Spring blossom: 3 May 2017Spring blossom: 25 April
Harvest: 1st week August 20kg / 44lbs
2.0m / 6.7ft high 2.0m / 6.7ft wide 2016Spring blossom: 9 May
Harvest: 3rd week August 15kg / 33lbs
2.0m / 6.7ft high 1.5m / 5.0ft wide 2015Spring blossom: 3 May
Harvest: 3rd week August 8kg / 18lbs Tree suffering badly from fruit tree red spider mite 2014Spring blossom: 22 April
Harvest: 2nd week August 20kg / 44lbs
2.0m / 6.7ft high 1.5m / 5.0ft wide 2013Spring blossom: 19 May
Harvest: 2nd week September 5kg / 11lbs
2.0m / 6.7ft high 1.5m / 5.0ft wide 2012 2011 2010 2009
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