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Elstar Apple tree

Owner: William

Location:  Monkstown, CORK, Ireland

Age:Planted in about 2007
Age of this tree:13 years
Climate at this location:Temperate
Pruning:Not yet - plat to this winter
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Un-treated

Season records for this tree

  • 2013

    Harvest: 4th week October  9kg / 20lbs
    Size: 2.5m / 8.3ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Mild attack
    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
    Very golod crop but small apples - perhaps didn't thin enough in early season
  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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