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Ashmead's Kernel Apple tree

Owner: Cheuk

Location:  Amsterdam, NOORD-HOLLAND, Netherlands

Age:Planted in about 2015
Age of this tree:7 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. 50 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 2015.
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Not sure
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree does not grow well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Local pests:Wasps other insects and birds

Owner's comments

In search of my favourite apple I came upon Ashmead's kernel. I received some scion wood and grafted them onto a cut-back golden delicious. Two twigs are growing in a V-shape. A year before this year in (2018) it gave some apples, which were quickly eaten by birds and wasps, then it went biannual, and this year (2020) it has some apple beginnings on it. Let's see how it turns out this year. I hope they taste good.

Season records for this tree

  • 2021

  • 2020

  • 2019

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  • 2009

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