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Lord Lambourne Apple tree

Owner: Bill

Location:  Smeeton Westerby, LEICESTERSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2008
Age of this tree:15 years
Pruning:Formative
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Light 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: 25 April
    Harvest: 2nd week September  7kg / 15lbs
    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide
  • 2016

    Spring blossom: 13 May
    Harvest: 3rd week September  7kg / 15lbs
    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide
    A return to cropping and health after years of fruit tree red spider mite problems. After stopping the use of insecticide at blossom fall the balance of natural predators has been restored.
  • 2015

    Spring blossom: 1 May
    Harvest: 3rd week September  5kg / 11lbs
    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide
  • 2014

    Spring blossom: 1 May
    Harvest: 2nd week September  3kg / 7lbs
    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide
  • 2013

    Spring blossom: 27 May
    Harvest: 4th week September  6kg / 13lbs
    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   
    Tree cropped well and completely recovered from fruit tree red spider mite.
  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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