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Merton Worcester Apple tree

Owner: Bill

Location:  Smeeton Westerby, LEICESTERSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2004
Age of this tree:17 years
Pruning:Summer
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Not sure
Pesticides:Not sure

Season records for this tree

  • 2018

    Spring blossom: 6 May
  • 2017

    Spring blossom: 1 May
    Harvest: 4th week August  20kg / 44lbs
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   2.0m / 6.7ft wide
  • 2016

    Spring blossom: 13 May
    Harvest: 1st week September  20kg / 44lbs
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
  • 2015

    Spring blossom: 9 May
    Harvest: 1st week September  20kg / 44lbs
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   2.5m / 8.3ft wide
    No bitter pit this year and not so much brown rot
  • 2014

    Spring blossom: 27 April
    Harvest: 4th week August  30kg / 66lbs
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
    Bitter pit a problem this year
  • 2013

    Spring blossom: 19 May
    Harvest: 2nd week September  5kg / 11lbs
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   
  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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