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Scrumptious Apple tree

Owner: Nora

Location:  BRADFORD, WEST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2016
Age of this tree:6 years
Soil:Alkaline 
Climate at this location:Strong southwesterly winds, growing growing season, plenty of rain.
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Un-treated

Owner's comments

The weather has been getting milder and the growing season longer but we are usually a month or more behind the home counties.

Season records for this tree

  • 2018

    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Not present
    Woolly aphid: Not present
    Codling moth: Not present
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
    This has been the best fruiting season ever up at 975ft in West Yorkshire.
  • 2017

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