£25.00 – £52.50
Gift Wrap (£2.75)
Birthday Scroll (£0.00)
Acidic, Chalky / Alkaline, Well-drained
Exposed, Sheltered, Some Protection
Hardy (Cold winter)
Flowering in Feb, Mar
Height (when grown)
Fruiting in Aug, Oct, Sep
A small rounded tree with ovate leaves and clusters of pink-tinged white flowers in late spring, followed by yellow-green, sometimes red-flushed fruit in autumn.
Grown wild throughout Britain since time began it is an easy contented tree liking sun or partial shade. It prefers moist well-drained alkaline to neutral soil but will grow on chalk, sand, clay or loam.
The flowers and fruit are a valuable source to bees, insects, birds and wildlife such as dormice and hedgehogs.
When planting, incorporate lots of well-rotted garden compost in the planting hole and stake firmly. In spring, weed, mulch and use a seaweed solution. Summer, enjoy your tree and come autumn collect the fruit for delicious crab-apple jelly. Prune dead, diseased and crossing branches in winter and compost while the tree is dormant.
This apple has a very long flowering period, so belongs to all the pollination groups and therefore is ideal for using as a pollinating partner to all other apples.
Growth Rate: Average
Soil Type: Fertile, well-drained. Chalk, clay, loam, sand
Position: Full sun, partial shade
Hardiness: Fully hardy
Flowering Period: Spring
Height and Spread at Maturity: 8m x 8m
The tree is watered before being carefully packed by one of our experienced staff on site. It comes in a cardboard box lined with straw. (We try to use as much recycling material as possible) The box is addressed to the customer or a specified name and address and sent out overnight delivery to arrive on requested dates.
Please note the size of the tree that you are ordering, as our trees are provided for our clients to plant themselves, which may appear at a small size rather than the fully grown tree as shown in the photos.
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