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Macoun Apple tree

Owner: Cheuk

Location:  Amsterdam, NOORD-HOLLAND, Netherlands

Age:Planted in about 2016
Age of this tree:8 years
Soil:Plot has peaty/acidity soil, so fruit trees go into a container. 20 Litres with compost, cow dung, potassium, bloodmeal, lime, liquid firtilizer 
Climate at this location:zone 7a, mild sea climate, lots of sun, lots of wind, hedge to slowdown some wind
Pruning:Pruned off the central leader to make a vase shape
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Not sure
Cropping:Does not usually produce any fruit
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Local pests:Wasps other insects and birds

Owner's comments

I read on the internet about the macoun apple. I ordered some scion wood to graft. I grafted the wood onto an m9 rootstock, which is a big mistake! It just will grow a few centimetres per year. This year I took some a cutting from this small leprechaun tree and grafted it onto an M4 which will give a 85% tree when grown without pruning. The cutting or better, the graft has been taken. Meanwhile the 'old' macoun apple 'tree' is begun to bear some apples. I'm very curious about it's taste.