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Idared Apple tree

Owner: Elaine

Location:  Mold, FLINTSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 1990
Age of this tree:30 years
Soil:slightly alkaline, loam with some stones 
Climate at this location:Temperate, good for hardy varieties.
Pruning:rarely
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:codling moth (rare)

Owner's comments

Late keeping dessert.

Season records for this tree

  • 2016

    Size: 3.5m / 11.7ft high   3.5m / 11.7ft wide
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Not present
    Woolly aphid: Not present
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
  • 2015

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