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Lady Sudeley Apple tree

Owner: m

Location:  Limerick, IRELAND, Ireland

Age:Planted in about 1910
Age of this tree:109 years
Soil:lime 
Climate at this location:temperate
Pruning:every 2 years
Tree form:Standard
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:codling moth and canker

Owner's comments

This tree has had chronic canker for many years but it doesn't seem to affect cropping at all

Season records for this tree

  • 2016

    Spring blossom: 25 May
    Harvest: 3rd week August
    Size: 4.5m / 15.0ft high   4.5m / 15.0ft wide
    Canker: Severe attack
    Scab: Mild attack
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Not present
    Woolly aphid: Not present
    Codling moth: Severe attack
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
    Good crop but smaller than usual but this tree is nearly 100 years old and usually crops very heavily
  • 2015

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  • 2009


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