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Ellison's Orange Apple tree

Owner: deadbird

Location:  Epsom, SURREY, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2009
Age of this tree:15 years
Soil:Chalk/clay 
Pruning:Yes
Tree form:Standard
Height:Not sure
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Not sure
Local pests:Codling moth

Season records for this tree

  • 2017

    Spring blossom: 15 April
  • 2016

    Harvest: 2nd week September  5kg / 11lbs
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Not present
    Woolly aphid: Not present
    Codling moth: Mild attack
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
    Good sized apples ,less than 50 percent problematic
  • 2015

    Harvest: 4th week August  3kg / 7lbs
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide
    Considerable Apple drop end of August? Due to dry weather ,ripe apples,appearance of dual population of apples ,some not yet right ? Reflects whether tip or spur
  • 2014

    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide
    transplanted early 2014 from previously waterlogged position ;now has blossom
  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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