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Norfolk Royal Russet Apple tree

Owner: Michael

Location:  Paredes De Coura, ALTO MINHO, Portugal

Age:Planted in about 2012
Age of this tree:11 years
Soil:Acid 
Climate at this location:Hot summers Average 25 deg - Cool wet winters
Pruning:Summer pruning and tying in to horizontal wires
Tree form:Cordon
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Chemical treatments
Local pests:Woolly aphid

Season records for this tree

  • 2013

    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide
    Heavy aphid infestation. Steady growth.
  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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