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Saint Edmund's Pippin Apple tree

Owner: Bill

Location:  LEICESTERSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2009
Age of this tree:13 years
Soil:Sandy 
Pruning:Summer
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Not sure
Pesticides:Not sure

Season records for this tree

  • 2017

    Spring blossom: 22 April
    Harvest: 2nd week September  2kg / 4lbs
  • 2016

    Spring blossom: 9 May
    Harvest: 3rd week September  5kg / 11lbs
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
    Mildew: Mild attack
    Fruit usually cracks and is ruined. This year the quality is much better, think maybe a wetter Spring helped. Maybe?
  • 2015

    Spring blossom: 27 April
    Harvest: 3rd week September  5kg / 11lbs
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
    Mildew: Mild attack
  • 2014

    Spring blossom: 19 April
    Mildew: Mild attack
    Entire crop cracked after i thinned fruitlets
  • 2013

    Spring blossom: 13 May
    Harvest: 3rd week September  6kg / 13lbs
    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide
    Mildew: Mild attack
  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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