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Ribston Pippin Apple tree

Owner: Cheuk

Location:  Amsterdam, NOORD-HOLLAND, Netherlands

Age:Planted in about 2020
Age of this tree:1 years
Rootstock:Grafted upon an golden delicous. this was a small tree of two 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:Not pruned at this moment, it has been grafted in 2020.
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Not sure
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:none at this moment

Owner's comments

I got some free ribston pippin scion wood. in 2018 I grafted Ribston pippin onto an cut-back golden delicious, but I managed to damage the graft, luckily it had a good grow spurt on my rubinola mother tree, so I took some wood of in winter to graft in spring. A few days ago this year (2020) I noticed that both grafts have been taken, I'll let them grow and chose which one to cut one day.

Season records for this tree

  • 2020

  • 2019

  • 2018

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  • 2009


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