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Discovery Apple tree

Owner: Billy

Location:  Hopton Wafers, SHROPSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 1990
Age of this tree:33 years
Pruning:Haven't pruned this year after a very heavy prune last year
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Organic treatments
Pesticides:Organic treatments

Owner's comments

The weed of the apple world, grows well and crops heavy. Unfortunately it's not a keeper, so a good two thirds of the crop goes for juice. Bought 100 but now only have 50 after top working half with Worcester Permain and Charles Ross

Season records for this tree

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