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Claygate Pearmain Apple tree

Owner: jonewer

Location:  Reigate, SURREY, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2010
Age of this tree:15 years
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Local pests:Wasps

Owner's comments

Fantastic flavour from this distinctive shaped apple. Unfortunately the wasps seem to love it as much as I do, meaning most of the crop rots on the tree before its fully ripe.