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Scrumptious Apple tree

Owner: Phil

Location:  Stoke On Trent, STAFFORD, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2012
Age of this tree:11 years
Rootstock:M9
Soil:clay 
Pruning:light pruning to keep its shape
Tree form:Fan
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Un-treated

Owner's comments

The one apple that made it to ripen was of poor quality. Soft and little tast. Not what it is described as. If this years fruit is the same it will be replaced with probably a russet or cox variety.

Season records for this tree

  • 2014

    Spring blossom: 3 May
    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   
    many of the buds eaten off, probably by birds.
  • 2013

    Planted as 2 year old in 2012
  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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