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About this Ashmead's Kernel Apple tree

Owner: Hugh

Location:  KINGSBRIDGE, United Kingdom

Visiting: By arrangement

Age: Planted in about 2010
Soil characteristics at this location: acid shillet, on a south slope 
Climate at this location: mild, wet and windy
Pruning: Keep it in espalier form, just now reaching it final extent.
Age of this tree: Not sure
Tree form: Espalier
Height: Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping: Medium crops
Growth characteristics: This tree grows easily here
Herbicides: Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides: Un-treated

Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking date / Yield Size Season notes
2017 8 May
1.5m / 5.0ft high
2.5m / 8.3ft wide
2nd week November
7kg / 15lbs
1.5m / 5.0ft high
2.5m / 8.3ft 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
Not a heavy crop this year, but staying on the tree until mid-November. Some picked from mid-October.







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