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Spartan Apple tree

Owner: Mike

Location:  Godalming, SURREY, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2001
Age of this tree:25 years
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Not sure
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Not sure
Pesticides:Not sure

Owner's comments

Part of a family apple tree, with Cox Orange Pippin and James Grieve. A very weak part of the tree, usually producing just a few fruits.

Season records for this tree

  • 2022

    Spring blossom: 20 April
  • 2021

    Spring blossom: 14 May
  • 2020

    Spring blossom: 23 April
    Harvest: 1st week October  1kg / 2lbs
    The usual very meagre crop.
  • 2019

    Spring blossom: 29 April
    Very little blossom, but no fruit developed
  • 2018

    Spring blossom: 4 May
    Harvest: 1st week October  1kg / 2lbs
  • 2017

    Spring blossom: 17 April
    The usual solitary fruit managed to survive.
  • 2016

    Spring blossom: 9 May
    Harvest: 2nd week October  1kg / 2lbs
    Good amount of blossom this year. The usual 2 or three apples made it all the through.
  • 2015

    Spring blossom: 29 April
    Harvest: 3rd week October  1kg / 2lbs
    The usual half a dozen fruits on its small branch. But still, it always manages to battle through to produce something.
  • 2014

    Spring blossom: 24 April