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Victoria Plum tree

Owner: Leslie

Location:  Edinburgh, MIDLOTHIAN, United Kingdom

Age of this tree:2020 years
Soil:good loam with added compost 
Climate at this location:cold winters coolish summers, wetter than average in summer, dryer than average in winter
Pruning:Not regularly, but pruned this year because overgrown for its space
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Not sure

Season records for this tree

  • 2015

    Harvest: 2nd week August
    Size: 3.0m / 10.0ft high   
    Scab: Not present
    Mildew: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Not present
    Woolly aphid: Not present
    Codling moth: Not present
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
    Good crop in spite of poorish summer weather
  • 2014

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  • 2009

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