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Zabergau Reinette Apple tree

Owner: Cheuk

Location:  Amsterdam, NOORD-HOLLAND, Netherlands

Age:Planted in about 2015
Age of this tree:6 years
Soil:Plot has peaty/acidity soil, so fruit trees go into a container. 5 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
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Not sure
Cropping:Does not usually produce any fruit
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Local pests:none at this moment

Owner's comments

I obtained some scion wood in 2015, I think and grafted it upon an M9. This rootstock is too slow growing for the zabergau renette, and this year (2020) I grafted it again on an M4 a quite vigorous rootstock and it has been taken. This rootstock will give a 85% tree if left unpruned. I have tasted the zabergau renette before in winter a few years back. It's sweet and subacid without a specific flavour. It is a big apple.

Season records for this tree

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