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Ellison's Orange Apple tree

Owner: Gwyn

Location:  Grayswood, SURREY, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2012
Age of this tree:15 years
Soil:clay enhanced 
Climate at this location:Warm and moderate rain normally
Pruning:Yes it is an 3 tier espalier
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Organic treatments
Pesticides:Chemical treatments

Season records for this tree

  • 2014

    Size: 2.5m / 8.3ft high   2.0m / 6.7ft wide
    Only 5 apples of a good size. Only second year of plating 3 tier espalier
  • 2013

    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
    Canker: Severe attack
    First year planted. Suffered severe attack of canker so much of leaves and fruit lost