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Victoria Plum tree

Owner: Ken

Location:  Romford, ESSEX, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2016
Age of this tree:5 years
Soil:Light 
Climate at this location:Dry
Pruning:No
Tree form:Half-standard
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Organic treatments
Pesticides:Not sure

Owner's comments

Planted 21/3/2016: height 7/11/17 2m 20cm.

Season records for this tree

  • 2017

    Spring blossom: 28 March
    Harvest: 3rd week August  4kg / 9lbs
    Size: 3.5m / 11.7ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft 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: Mild attack
    Silverleaf: Not present
    Very pleased with the quality of this tree. Minor damage to fruit due to Plum Moth. Minor Brown Rot.
  • 2016

    Harvest: 1st week September  2kg / 4lbs
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft 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
    I am delighted to have picked 4.5lbs of delicious fruit from this 2 year old tree.
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