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Apple Pressing 2006

Apple Planting- Dec 2003

Tree Care



4 Jan 2007.  Canker has reared its ugly head resulting in the removal of some trees. The Tom Putt (apple) died aged nearly 3 of canker. The Jargonelle (pear) died aged 2 cause unknown. Replacements are planned from Bernwode Plants at Ludgershall.

Photos below show some examples of canker.