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Edward VII Apple tree

Owner: Anita

Location:  Lewes, EAST SUSSEX, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 1990
Age of this tree:33 years
Soil:clay with added fire potash. 
Climate at this location:moderate
Pruning:trim vertical stems in January
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:moth

Owner's comments

grease band applied late autumn

Season records for this tree

  • 2017

    Harvest: 2nd week September  25kg / 55lbs
    Size: 3.0m / 10.0ft high   4.0m / 13.3ft wide
    good crop. many large apples as usual. Noticeable higher yield of tiny mature apples.