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Elstar Apple tree

Owner: Erika

Location:  Mytholmroyd, WEST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2013
Age of this tree:7 years
Soil:Clay and loam 
Climate at this location:Over average rainfall
Pruning:Yes to encourage growth
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Does not usually produce any fruit
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Organic treatments
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:Birds

Owner's comments

Stem seems very thin not sure if it needs harder pruning

Season records for this tree

  • 2016

    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide
    Not as good crop as last year
  • 2015

  • 2014

  • 2013

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  • 2009


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