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Herefordshire Russet Apple tree

Owner: Hilary

Location:  Holsworthy, DEVON, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2013
Age of this tree:8 years
Soil:Neutral loam 
Climate at this location:Mild, windy,wet,
Pruning:Not yet, too young
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:Unknown, new tree, new garden

Owner's comments

This is a new garden. I have planted a James Grieve and a Herefordshire Russet. Two young apple trees of unknown variety (a Russet and a sweet eater of a Cox like type) were already in the garden.

Season records for this tree

  • 2013

    Spring blossom: 1 June
    Size: 1.0m / 3.3ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide
    Just bought this tree and I await results from this season
  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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