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Egremont Russet Apple tree

Owner: Tony

Location:  Wolverhampton, WEST MIDLANDS, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2013
Age of this tree:8 years
Soil:Sandy clay 
Climate at this location:Cool and damp
Pruning:3DX and U and summer pruning to three buds.
Tree form:Half-standard
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:Not sure at the moment

Owner's comments

A new tree saved from being thrown away at a plant nursery. Needs a lot of tender care but responding to being put into fertile soil with mychorrhizal fungi

Season records for this tree

  • 2013

    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   
    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
    This is a new tree about two years old.
  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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