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Victoria Plum tree

Owner: Hugh

Location:  Kingsbridge, DEVON, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 1930
Age of this tree:89 years
Soil:acid shillet, on a south slope 
Climate at this location:mild, wet and windy
Pruning:No
Tree form:Standard
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:Some moth grubs

Season records for this tree

  • 2017

    Spring blossom: 10 April
  • 2016

    Harvest: 4th week August  20kg / 44lbs
    Size: 4.5m / 15.0ft high   4.5m / 15.0ft 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: Mild attack
    Silverleaf: Not present
    A good crop this year. Around the last two weeks in August
  • 2015

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  • 2010

  • 2009


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