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Bramley's Seedling Apple tree

Owner: Martin_UK

Location:  Basingstoke, HAMPSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 1910
Age of this tree:114 years
Soil:Clay cap on Chalk 
Climate at this location:Temperate about 100m above sea level
Pruning:Winter pruning to reduce crossing branches
Tree form:Standard
Height:Taller than 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:Codling Moth

Season records for this tree

  • 2013

    Spring blossom: 20 May
    Size: 7.5m / 25.0ft high   6.0m / 20.0ft wide
    Codling moth: Not present
    Excellent blossom, followed by a huge crop. Quite a heavy 'June/July Drop' House was built in 1906 and tree is approx that age.