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Malus domestica ‘Spartan eating apple’

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scion swap - Raised in 1926 by R.C.Palmer at the Dominion Experiment Station, Summerland, British Columbia, Canada. Introduced in 1936. Fruits have firm, crisp, fine-textured, juicy flesh with a refreshing sweet vinous flavour.

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Malus domestica ‘Spartan eating apple’ | Rugby, Warwickshire, CV22
Pot Size
0.01 litres

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Common names

Apple eating


Malus domestica ‘Spartan eating apple’ (Apple eating). The skin on this variety is yellow with a red flush, it has a very crisp texture and is very juicy. It will store for about 2 months.


They will prefer a cool, moist climate with full sun with fertile, well-drained, loamy soil. You must protect from strong winds.

Interest and use


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Malus domestica ‘Spartan eating apple’ | Rugby, Warwickshire, CV22 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Loamy
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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