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Green Balsam Apple tree

Owner: Mark

Location:  Leyburn, NORTH YORKS, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2010
Age of this tree:10 years
Soil:Light 
Climate at this location:Cool and windy
Pruning:Light shape pruning
Tree form:Half-standard
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Biennial cropping (alternate years)
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:Pest free

Owner's comments

Grown by me from a grafted bud .a tough tree in a high Dales environment

Season records for this tree

  • 2014

    no blossom this year
  • 2014

    Spring blossom: 22 May
    no blossom this year
  • 2013

    Size: 3.0m / 10.0ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft 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
    Superb blossom and very heavy crop of small to medium apples
  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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