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Kingston Black Apple tree

Owner: John

Location:  Malmesbury, WILTSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2010
Age of this tree:11 years
Soil:Clay 
Tree form:Standard
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Biennial cropping (alternate years)
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:Codling Moth

Season records for this tree

  • 2016

    Harvest: 1st week October  35kg / 77lbs
    Size: 2.5m / 8.3ft high   
    Codling moth: Mild attack
  • 2015

    Codling moth: Mild attack
  • 2014

    Spring blossom: 7 May
    Harvest: 4th week September  20kg / 44lbs
    Size: 2.5m / 8.3ft high   
    Scab: Not present
    Mildew: Mild attack
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Not present
    Woolly aphid: Not present
    Codling moth: Mild attack
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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