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Cox's Orange Pippin Apple tree

Owner: Mary

Location:  Eudunda, SA, Australia

Age:Planted in about 2008
Age of this tree:14 years
Soil:Hard setting red brown earth 
Climate at this location:Mediterranean, Temperate, hot dry summers, cold wet winters, heavy frosts.
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree does not grow well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Local pests:Earwigs, Codling, Rosellas

Owner's comments

Took several years to bear any fruit after I grafted the scion wood onto my Granny Smith tree. Has had a few fruit in the last 3-4 years which I attribute to an increase in the number and severity of winter frosts. Scion wood sourced from South Australian Rare Fruit Society.

Season records for this tree

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