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Suntan Apple tree

Owner: Stuart

Location:  Bury St Edmunds, SUFFOLK, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2017
Age of this tree:6 years
Soil:Suffolk loam 
Climate at this location:Typical east coast weather, can be dry'ish summers and cold winters when north easterly winds
Pruning:Pruning as for mature cropping trees.
Tree form:Half-standard
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:Aphids

Season records for this tree

  • 2022

    Spring blossom: 15 May
    Latest of all four varieties, (also latest cropper so not surprising). As with the others looks to be a good cropping year on this variety. Doesn't appear to be troubled by aphids, or indeed other pests.
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