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Red Falstaff Apple tree

Owner: Michaeljpower@Yahoo.Co.Uk

Location:  Ascot, BERKSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2012
Age of this tree:11 years
Soil:Well drained and mulched 
Climate at this location:South East England
Pruning:No
Tree form:Half-standard
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Not sure

Season records for this tree

  • 2014

    Spring blossom: 6 May
    Peak blossom nearly a month earlier than in 2013. Few bees around and it looks as if none of the flowers got fertilised.
  • 2013

    Spring blossom: 27 May
    Harvest: 2nd week October  2kg / 4lbs
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide
    Scab: Mild attack
    Scab appeared late in the season and fruit picked a couple of weeks early in order to limit damage.
  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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