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Golden Noble Apple tree

Owner: Alison

Location:  Colwyn Bay, NORTH WALES, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 1990
Age of this tree:37 years
Soil:Thin light loam over sloping shale rock about 40 cm down 
Climate at this location:mild maritiime low rainfall (30" pa) and high sunshine, cool sea breezes in pm
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Local pests:birds like crows pecking fruit and most others too from blackbirds to tits

Owner's comments

IN a semishaded position, on a fairly steep NE facing slope. Dries out easily in long dry spells, but never waterlogged