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Liberty Apple tree

Owner: Robert

Location:  Christchurch, CANTERBURY, New Zealand

Age:Planted in about 2009
Age of this tree:16 years
Climate at this location:temperate, coastal, cool winters, mild-warm summers
Pruning:annual maintaince
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Local pests:codlin moth

Owner's comments

collected fruit from early march onward, peaking late march. early fruit ripe when falling

Season records for this tree

  • 2013

    Size: 3.0m / 10.0ft high   2.0m / 6.7ft wide