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Red Falstaff Apple tree

Owner: deadbird

Location:  Epsom, URREY, United Kingdom

Age of this tree:2020 years
Soil:Clay on chalk 
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Not sure
Pesticides:Not sure

Season records for this tree

  • 2018

    Spring blossom: 22 
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   
    Finally mistletoe noticed on both red falstaff bushes March 2018
  • 2017

    Harvest: 2nd week October
    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   2.0m / 6.7ft wide
    Scab: Not present
    Codling moth: Mild attack
    Continues to be prolific .three trees 2 small bush and 1 small cordon,cordon produces greater side apples).now perhaps 10 years old ,one third of fruit is lost or not suitable for juicing Brown rot ,whether due to bird attack ,codling moth is a problem plus a scab - uncertain of type(largely cosmetic) Juice quality excellent apart from last year so hoping for return this year
  • 2017

    Harvest: 2nd week October
    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   2.0m / 6.7ft wide
    Scab: Not present
    Codling moth: Mild attack
    Continues to be prolific .three trees 2 small bush and 1 small cordon,cordon produces greater side apples).now perhaps 10 years old ,one third of fruit is lost or not suitable for juicing Brown rot ,whether due to bird attack ,codling moth is a problem plus a scab - uncertain of type(largely cosmetic) Juice quality excellent apart from last year so hoping for return this year
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