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Bramley's Seedling Apple tree

Owner: Simon

Location:  Sant Miquel De Fluvià, GIRONA, Spain

Age:Planted in about 2012
Age of this tree:8 years
Soil:Sandy 
Climate at this location:Mediterranean, frequent strong cold north wind
Pruning:Lower leaves removed and some thinning to promote tree shape
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Chemical treatments
Local pests:Snails, aphids

Owner's comments

This is our first Bramley, planted in our main garden .

Season records for this tree

  • 2014

    Size: 2.5m / 8.3ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft 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
    This tree produced two fruit this year, which proves that the cross-fertilisation is working and that the tree is healthy. The fruit were removed to let the tree grow. Actual height 2.7 m and spread 0.9 m. Trunk thickness above rootstock graft of 4 cm.
  • 2013

    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
    Planted as a 1.2 m whip in lawn. In leaf March.
  • 2012

    Size: 1.0m / 3.3ft high   
    Planted at the end of November as 1-year bare root.
  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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