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Discovery Apple tree

Owner: Tony

Location:  Streatley, BERKSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 1950
Age of this tree:69 years
Soil:Thin loam on top of chalk 
Climate at this location:Dry (rain shadow) for centrel southern england
Tree form:Standard
Height:Taller than 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:Deer

Owner's comments

I have 10 of these trees in my garden. I am not completely sure that they are Discovery, I have identified them from your website, the book Apples by Rosie Sander, and by talking to staff from Pershore Agricultural college.

Season records for this tree

  • 2013

    Size: 6.0m / 20.0ft high   4.5m / 15.0ft wide
  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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