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Bramley's Seedling Apple tree

Owner: Simon

Location:  Sant Miquel De Fluvia, GIRONA, Spain

Age:Planted in about 2013
Age of this tree:7 years
Soil:Sandy 
Climate at this location:Mediterranean+frequent strong cold north wind
Pruning:Initial top pruning only
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Chemical treatments
Local pests:Snails, aphids

Owner's comments

This is our second Bramley, planted in our new garden extension.

Season records for this tree

  • 2014

    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft 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: Not present
    Codling moth: Not present
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
    Very successfully established in what used to be a well-manured vegetable plot. This tree was planted one year ago as a 1.2 m whip, and is already catching up our other Bramley that is a year older, undoubtedly due to the better location and soil. Actual height 2.2 m and spread 0.4 m. Trunk thickness above graft 4 cm. Will need to be pruned after leaf fall to encourage lateral growth.
  • 2013

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  • 2009


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