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Peasgood's Nonsuch Apple tree

Owner: Maree

Location:  Ashburton, CANTERBURY NEW ZEALAND, New Zealand

Age of this tree:2020 years
Climate at this location:hot summers cold winters
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Not sure
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Pesticides:Not sure
Local pests:codling moth

Season records for this tree

  • 2016

    Codling moth: Severe attack
    despite pheramone traps this year was bad for codling moth Was told an old trick to tie a heavily greased cloth around the base in spring to stop codling moth so intend to try this next year We had a heavy hailstorm in November last year and this also had an impact on the quality of fruit
  • 2015

  • 2014

    Size: 2.5m / 8.3ft high   2.0m / 6.7ft wide
    Codling moth: Mild attack
    put two pheromone traps in tree this season and had a lot of success against codling moth. Not eradicated entirely but certainly made a big difference
  • 2013

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  • 2010

  • 2009

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