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Elstar Apple tree

Owner: Jackie

Location:  Swindon, WILTSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2013
Age of this tree:6 years
Soil:Clay 
Climate at this location:Typical English!
Tree form:Half-standard
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Not sure
Local pests:Deer!

Owner's comments

I had this tree planted on the farm where I keep my present horse. It was planted by a professional gardener along with a calico lined, wicker box containing the ashes of a well loved horse I had to have put down. We' re thinking his ashes will 'feed' the soil.

Season records for this tree

  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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