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Melrose Apple tree

Owner: Peter

Location:  Hexham, NORTHUMBERLAND, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2007
Age of this tree:14 years
Climate at this location:cool summers, mild winters, occasional late frost
Pruning:yearly winter pruning
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated

Season records for this tree

  • 2015

    Harvest: 3rd week October
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   2.0m / 6.7ft wide
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Not present
    Woolly aphid: Not present
    Codling moth: Not present
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
    Excellent yields this year
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