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Claygate Pearmain Apple tree

Owner: deadbird

Location:  Epsom, EPSOM SURREY, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2012
Age of this tree:11 years
Soil:Clay on chalk,dry 
Climate at this location:Cold winter ,exposed hot dry summer
Pruning:Pruned quite hard
Tree form:Half-standard
Height:Not sure
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Local pests:Codling moth severely affects other nearby trees

Owner's comments

Absence of moth and mildew distinguishes it from other nearby trees,worth planting more given it is a local tree

Season records for this tree

  • 2016

    Harvest: 2nd week October
    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: 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
    First year with some fruits
  • 2015

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