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Greensleeves Apple tree

Owner: John

Location:  Congleton, CHESHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2012
Age of this tree:10 years
Soil:Sandy loam. 
Climate at this location:Variable, often cool and wet.
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:Birds

Season records for this tree

  • 2017

    Size: 2.5m / 8.3ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    Mildew: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Not present
    Woolly aphid: Not present
    Codling moth: Not present
  • 2016

  • 2015

  • 2014

  • 2013

    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Not present
    Woolly aphid: Not present
    Codling moth: Not present
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
    Good disease-free growth, plenty of blossom. Tree only 2 years old and has produced a single apple this year, to maturity.
  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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