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About this Ashmead's Kernel Apple tree

Owner: David

Location:  LITTON, SOMERSET, United Kingdom


Age: Planted in about 1990
Soil characteristics at this location: Clay over limestone 
Climate at this location: Warm moist summers, rarte drought and short winters
Pruning: No
Age of this tree: Not sure
Tree form: Half-standard
Height: Not sure
Cropping: Light crops
Growth characteristics: This tree grows easily here
Herbicides: Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides: Not sure
Main local pests: None


Owner's comments

A very simple to grow old variety, crops sparingly but keeps all winter, hangs on the tree very late. Told it makes good juice and cider.

Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking date / Yield Size Season notes
2013
6.0m / 20.0ft high
4.0m / 13.3ft wide
A very good crop but smaller fruit than usual. Used by local small (private) cider maker and keeps through winter as very late eater
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2009

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