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Jonagold Apple tree

Owner: Erika

Location:  Mytholmroyd, WEST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2007
Age of this tree:14 years
Soil:Good loam 
Climate at this location:Over average rainfall
Pruning:Yes because it grows vigorously and has some disease
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Organic treatments
Local pests:Birds and snails

Owner's comments

The rootstock was supposed to be dwarf but as it has grown so much I am not sure if it is .

Season records for this tree

  • 2016

    Spring blossom: 2 May
    Size: 3.0m / 10.0ft high   3.0m / 10.0ft wide
    Canker: Mild attack
    Scab: Mild attack
    Very good apples cleaner than usual
  • 2015

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  • 2009

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