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Beauty of Bath Apple tree

Owner: Cathy

Location:  London, GREATER LONDON, United Kingdom

Age of this tree:2022 years
Climate at this location:South East London local climate, so quite warm for the UK
Pruning:I'm letting it grow high so that my neighbour's loft conversion cannot see into my garden
Tree form:Standard
Height:Taller than 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Local pests:The blasted parakeets absolutely love the apples and eat them from May onwards I would say.

Owner's comments

House was built in 1916. Not sure whether tree was planted then or a later addition. Lots of lovely apples, that unfortunately don't last very long. My friend will try to make cider out of them this year.

Season records for this tree

  • 2022

    Spring blossom: 28 April
  • 2021

  • 2020

  • 2019

  • 2018

  • 2017

    Harvest: 1st week August
    Size: 7.5m / 25.0ft high   5.0m / 16.7ft wide
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Not present
    Codling moth: Mild attack
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
  • 2016

  • 2015

  • 2014

  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009

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