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Egremont Russet Apple tree

Owner: Chris

Location:  Gateshead, TYNE AND WEAR, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 1990
Age of this tree:30 years
Soil:potting compost with fertiliser 
Climate at this location:cold winter average summers
Pruning:tidy up
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:two labradors

Owner's comments

tree is grown in an old whisky half barrel partially submerged in lawn and seems to be doing ok

Season records for this tree

  • 2015

    Spring blossom: 20 April
  • 2014

  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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