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Cox's Orange Pippin Apple tree

Owner: Mike

Location:  Godalming, SURREY, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2001
Age of this tree:21 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

  • 2019

    Spring blossom: 7 May
    Reasonable amount of blossom, but no fruit developed
  • 2018

    Spring blossom: 4 May
    Harvest: 1st week October  3kg / 7lbs
  • 2017

    Spring blossom: 17 April
    Harvest: 1st week October  1kg / 2lbs
    Very few fruits made it through, although amount of blossom in Spring seemed normal.
  • 2016

    Spring blossom: 10 May
    Harvest: 3rd week October  5kg / 11lbs
    Codling moth: Mild attack
  • 2015

    Harvest: 3rd week September  6kg / 13lbs
    Codling moth: Mild attack
    Medium-sized harvest. Brown rot problems also present.
  • 2014

    Spring blossom: 24 May
    Harvest: 4th week September  4kg / 9lbs
    Size: 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.
  • 2013

    Harvest: 4th week October  6kg / 13lbs
  • 2012

    Harvest: 2nd week October  15kg / 33lbs
  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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