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Katy Apple tree

Owner: Rosa

Location:  Dublin, IRELAND, Ireland

Age:Planted in about 2012
Age of this tree:8 years
Soil:Light sandy in front of west facing wall, topped with garden compost in sprikng 
Climate at this location:Cool and usually damp
Pruning:In february
Tree form:Cordon
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Organic treatments
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:Birds and squirrels

Season records for this tree

  • 2018

    Harvest: 3rd week August
    Size: 2.5m / 8.3ft high   
    Codling moth: Severe attack
    More than half of apples affected by coddling moth
  • 2017

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  • 2009

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