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Ellison's Orange Apple tree

Owner: Peter

Location:  Hexham, NORTHUMBERLAND, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2006
Age of this tree:18 years
Climate at this location:Northumberland: cool summers, mild winters, occasional late frosts
Pruning:winter pruned
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Not sure

Owner's comments

This tree seems to be in the process of giving up after about 10 years

Season records for this tree

  • 2015

    Harvest: 3rd week October  1kg / 2lbs
    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Mild attack
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Not present
    Woolly aphid: Not present
    Codling moth: Not present
    Very poor harvest this year
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