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Pitmaston Pine Apple Apple tree

Owner: Hugh

Location:  Kingsbridge, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2010
Age of this tree:11 years
Soil:acid shillet 
Climate at this location:mild, wet and windy
Pruning:Keep the centre open
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:aphid, causing leaf-curl

Season records for this tree

  • 2017

    Spring blossom: 8 May
  • 2016

    Size: 1.0m / 3.3ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft 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
  • 2015

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  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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