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Egremont Russet Apple tree

Owner: Kevin

Location:  Kilwinning, AYRSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2003
Age of this tree:18 years
Soil:black deep neutral loam 
Climate at this location:wet west coast
Pruning:remove outward growths
Tree form:Espalier
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:scab on leaves

Owner's comments

apples dont seem to be affected by the scab

Season records for this tree

  • 2013

    Spring blossom: 14 May
    Size: 2.5m / 8.3ft high   2.5m / 8.3ft 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
  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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