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Bramley 20 Apple tree

Owner: Linda

Location:  Cocentaina, ALICANTE, Spain

Age:Planted in about 2012
Age of this tree:12 years
Soil:white clay based but enriched with compost and manure. 
Climate at this location:hot and dry in summer, cool/damp winters
Pruning:not yet, will wait a few years as per your instructions on web site.
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:none at present

Owner's comments

I am gambling that the Bramley 20's will grow here in Spain. We are about 2/3 way down the Mediterranean coast and 1.5 hours inland. I just cannot buy cooking apples so I must grow my own. They will be planted asap in large holes enriched with homemade compost and a little well-rotted horse manure, with a watering pipe inserted into the hole to aid with watering. Fingers crossed!

Season records for this tree

  • 2014

    my 2 bramely 20 trees are very healthy with plenty of leaf growth. I had 4 fruits set on 1 tree and 1 fruit set on the other. I now only have 1 fruit left on the tree that had four. I am not unduly worried as this is their first year. I want them to grow strong for next year. No signs of disease. Very happy:) ! cannot change the year of planting below to March 2014.
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