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About this Ashmead's Kernel Apple tree

Owner: Steve

Location:  CHELTENHAM, GLOS, United Kingdom


Age: Planted in about 2002
Soil characteristics at this location: Very free draining slightly alkaline sand 
Climate at this location: 24" rain; -10 to 35C but sheltered by large wall to E
Pruning: Rarely now it's full grown
Age of this tree: Not sure
Tree form: Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height: Not sure
Cropping: Biennial cropping (alternate years)
Growth characteristics: This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides: Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides: Chemical treatments
Main local pests: Bitter pit, Brown rot


Owner's comments

In bearing years, a couple of leaf sprays of Calcium Nitrate and aggressive thinning. Didn't produce serious crops until 2007

Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking date / Yield Size Season notes
2013
4.0m / 13.3ft high

2012
0kg / 0lbs
2011
45kg / 99lbs
2010
0kg / 0lbs
2009
10kg / 22lbs

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