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Malus domestica ‘Bramley's Seedling eating apple’

Apple eating

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Features

  • Blooms & FruitsJune & October
  • Height10m to 8m
  • Growth HabitUpright horizontal
  • Flower ColourPink-white
  • Leaf ColourGreen
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Malus domestica ‘Bramley's Seedling eating apple’ (Apple eating). This is a large cooking apple the flesh is cream and juicy. It will store for about 4-5 months. It cooks to very sharp, savoury purée; retains acidity to spring. Heavy crops; prone to bitter pit and scab; partial tip bearer; can bear fruit parthenocarpically; tendency to be biennial if over-cropped; blossom susceptible to frost. Very vigorous tree. Season: Nov. - Mar.; stores well

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Deciduous, Tree or Fruit

Origin

Europe, USA and Asia

Interest and use

Culinary

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Loamy
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

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

Propagation

You can propagate by budding in summer or grafting in winter.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Trees are sometimes attacked by aphids, caterpillars and red spider mite, and are susceptible to fireblight and apple scab.

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