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Broad-eyed pippin Apple tree

Owner: Andrew

Location:  Brixworth, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2004
Age of this tree:21 years
Soil:Alkali - Iron stone 
Climate at this location:Tempearate
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Not sure
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:Codling Moth

Owner's comments

Tree Prone to Bitter Pit

Season records for this tree

  • 2020

    Harvest: 3rd week September  35kg / 77lbs
    Size: 4.5m / 15.0ft high   4.5m / 15.0ft wide
    Bitter Pit is a significant problem with this tree and not helped by hot, dry summers.