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Red Falstaff Apple tree

Owner: Ajitp

Location:  Glasgow, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2017
Age of this tree:6 years
Soil:Clay 
Climate at this location:Wet, often windy. Rarely below freezing in winter.
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments

Owner's comments

Generally unproblematic. Quite vigorous, producing a plastic trug worth of apples in its third year. Pruned to a spindlebrush form. Needs staking as its on a dwarfing rootstock. Underplanted with columbines and lupins.

Season records for this tree

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  • 2009


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