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Braeburn 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 when planted
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

Planted in our new garden extension along with a Rubinette to fertilise the new Bramley.

Season records for this tree

  • 2014

    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   
    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
    Successfully established in what used to be a well-manured vegetable plot. This tree was planted one year ago as a 1.0 m whip. It now has a spread of 60 cm and a trunk thickness above the graft of 2 cm. Will need to be pruned after leaf fall to encourage lateral growth.
  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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