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Ribston Pippin Apple tree

Owner: Peter

Location:  Hexham, NORTHUMBERLAND, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2012
Age of this tree:10 years
Climate at this location:Northumberland: cool summers, mild winters, occasional late frosts
Pruning:summer and winter pruning, trained along wires
Tree form:Cordon
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Not sure

Season records for this tree

  • 2015

    Harvest: 2nd week October
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft 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
  • 2014

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  • 2009


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