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Monarch Apple tree

Owner: Tubber

Location:  Christchurch, TYPE A CHOICE BELOW ..., New Zealand

Age:Planted in about 1920
Age of this tree:104 years
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Local pests:Codling Moth

Owner's comments

Very old now. Lost a major limb to rot.

Season records for this tree

  • 2017

    Size: 3.0m / 10.0ft high   5.0m / 16.7ft wide
    Codling moth: Severe attack