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Ribston Pippin Apple tree

Owner: Tony

Location:  Wolverhampton, WEST MIDLANDS, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2013
Age of this tree:9 years
Soil:Sandy clay 
Climate at this location:Cool and damp
Pruning:I will be pruning to cordon shape
Tree form:Cordon
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Organic treatments
Pesticides:Organic treatments

Owner's comments

I grafted the Ribston Pippin earlier in the year and it is growing away really well.

Season records for this tree

  • 2013

    Size: 1.0m / 3.3ft 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
    Newly grafted and planted tree.
  • 2012

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  • 2009


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