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Opal Plum tree

Owner: Alan

Location:  Bourne, LINCOLNSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2005
Age of this tree:22 years
Climate at this location:sheltered
Pruning:prune
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Biennial cropping (alternate years)
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:earwigs, wasps, coddling moth