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Red Devil Apple tree

Owner: Sally

Location:  Kirriemuir, ANGUS, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 1990
Age of this tree:31 years
Climate at this location:cool maritime, 600 ft above sea level, with cold winters (by UK standards). Relatively dry summers.
Pruning:yes, summer pruning
Tree form:Half-standard
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)

Owner's comments

This tree suffers from fruit split if it does not get watered in dry summers. The fruit then gets affected by scab and becomes unusable. This years crop looks good, and is almost free from scab and with little splitting

Season records for this tree

  • 2016

    Size: 3.5m / 11.7ft high   3.5m / 11.7ft wide
    Canker: Mild attack
    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
  • 2015

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