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Ribston Pippin 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 now as for mature fruiting tress.
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

Owner's comments

As our other varieties, looks like a good cropping year ahead.

Season records for this tree

  • 2022

    Spring blossom: 1 May
    Most advanced of the four varieties. Prolific number of fruit buds, (last year was generally quite poor), by 10 May. Not much in the way of aphids but will use ladybirds as a general control.
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