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Discovery Apple tree

Owner: John

Location:  Heathfield, EAST SUSSEX, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2012
Age of this tree:7 years
Soil:clay 
Climate at this location:temperate
Pruning:Yes
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Not sure
Local pests:deer

Owner's comments

Originally planted in Gloucestershire and transplanted to Sussex when we moved here in 2015. Fruited in 2014 for the first time, but like two other trees in our garden, the fruitlets were eaten by deer last year.

Season records for this tree

  • 2016

  • 2015

  • 2014

  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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