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Elstar Apple tree

Owner: Kevin

Location:  Kilwinning, AYRSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2003
Age of this tree:20 years
Soil:deep neutral loam 
Pruning:take out crossing or dead branches
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Local pests:a small bit of scab 3yrs ago

Season records for this tree

  • 2013

    Spring blossom: 9 May
  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009

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