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John Downie Crab-apple tree

Owner: Martin

Location:  Kingston-Upon-Thames, SURREY, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 1990
Age of this tree:32 years
Soil:Ligt aluvial silt 
Pruning:Grows in hedge. Badly hacked by next door!
Tree form:Half-standard
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:Codling Moth, Pigeons

Owner's comments

Planted specifically for fruit to produce jelly. No crop past 3 years.

Season records for this tree

  • 2013

    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide
    No crop for several years
  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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