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About this Cox's Orange Pippin Apple tree

Owner: Matt

Location:  Blacklion, COUNTY CAVAN, Ireland

Age: Planted in about 2011
Age of this tree: 11 years
Soil characteristics at this location: Clay 
Climate at this location: Wet
Pruning: Light winter and summer
Tree form: Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height: Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping: Medium crops
Growth: This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides: Un-treated
Pesticides: Organic treatments
Local pests: Spider Mite

Owner's comments

Tree was grown on in a bucket for a couple of years between purchase and planting out.

Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking / Yield Size Season notes
2014
2.5m / 8.3ft high
2.0m / 6.7ft 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
2013
5kg / 11lbs
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
Small fruit, would have benefited from additional thinning
2012

2011

2010

2009


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