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Spartan Apple tree

Owner: Dave

Location:  Derby, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2012
Age of this tree:8 years
Soil:clay 
Climate at this location:Temperate
Pruning:Prune
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Chemical treatments
Local pests:Green fly

Season records for this tree

  • 2014

    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Not present
    Woolly aphid: Mild attack
    Codling moth: Mild attack
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
  • 2013

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  • 2010

  • 2009


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