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Laxton's Superb Apple tree

Owner: Steve

Location:  Nottingham, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age of this tree:2020 years
Soil:heavy clay subsoil 
Climate at this location:Typically temperate.
Pruning:pruned lightly
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Un-treated

Season records for this tree

  • 2013

  • 2012

    Size: 2.5m / 8.3ft high   2.0m / 6.7ft wide
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Not present
    Woolly aphid: Not present
    Codling moth: Not present
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
    Heavy frosts occurred after warm spell in march - blossom present killed off.
  • 2011

    Harvest: 1st week September  10kg / 22lbs
    Size: 2.5m / 8.3ft high   2.0m / 6.7ft wide
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Mild attack
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Not present
    Woolly aphid: Not present
    Codling moth: Not present
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
  • 2010

  • 2009


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