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About this Cox's Orange Pippin Apple tree

Owner: Mike

Location:  Godalming, SURREY, United Kingdom

Age: Planted in about 2001
Age of this tree: 20 years
Climate at this location: Sandy soil
Tree form: Not sure
Height: Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping: Not specified
Growth: Not specified
Herbicides: Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides: Not sure

Owner's comments

Part of a family apple tree - with James Grieve and Spartan.

Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking / Yield Size Season notes
2018 4 May
1st week October
3kg / 7lbs

2017 17 April
1st week October
1kg / 2lbs

Very few fruits made it through, although amount of blossom in Spring seemed normal.
2016 10 May
3rd week October
5kg / 11lbs

Codling moth: Mild attack
3rd week September
6kg / 13lbs

Codling moth: Mild attack
Medium-sized harvest. Brown rot problems also present.
2014 24 May
4th week September
4kg / 9lbs
3.0m / 10.0ft high
2.0m / 6.7ft wide
Codling moth: Mild attack
A poor year, mainly due to a bad attack of blossom wilt in the Spring -- lost a lot of the blossom, but not as much as for the James Grieve. Fruit that made it through were well-formed and had a good flavour.
4th week October
6kg / 13lbs

2nd week October
15kg / 33lbs




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