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Scrumptious Apple tree

Owner: Ken

Location:  Romford, ESSEX, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2016
Age of this tree:7 years
Soil:Light 
Climate at this location:Dry
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Organic treatments
Pesticides:Not sure

Owner's comments

Planted 7th November 2016: height 1m 37cm.(3.28 ft)

Season records for this tree

  • 2017

    Spring blossom: 15 April
    Harvest: 4th week August  1kg / 2lbs
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft 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: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
    The tree bore 5 apples in its first year. Two rotted when mature, one did not grow larger that a plum, two were successful. One was harvested too early in July and tasted bitter/sweet the other on 23rd August was deteriorating but was sweet with a dry coarse texture. BROWN ROT was a problem.
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