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Cox's Orange Pippin Apple tree

Owner: Phil

Location:  Bath, SOMERSET, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2016
Age of this tree:7 years
Soil:Medium well draing clay. 
Climate at this location:South facing slope, exposed, windy frost in winter
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Not sure
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Local pests:Aphids farmed by ants.

Season records for this tree

  • 2017

    First season and it was very hot and dry, I watered it regularly but it still became stressed, aphids being farmed by ants almost destroyed the new growth, I added grease bands and the aphids were eaten by ladybirds and the tree thrived, good growth and a fair amount fruit for the first year. M26
  • 2016

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  • 2009

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