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Malus domestica ‘Greensleeves eating apple’ PBR

Apple eating

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  • Malus domestica ‘Greensleeves eating apple’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Malus domestica ‘Greensleeves eating apple’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Features

  • Blooms & FruitsMay & September
  • Height10m to 8m
  • Growth HabitUpright horizontal oval
  • Flower ColourPink-white
  • Leaf ColourGreen
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Malus domestica ‘Greensleeves eating apple’ PBR (Apple eating). This variety has green skin the apple is crisp and juicy. It will store for a couple of months. It is crisp, brisk, becoming sweeter. Very precocious and heavy, regular crops; needs thinning for good fruit size. Blossom has some frost resistance. Can be susceptible to scab. Season: late Sept. - Oct.; short season once picked

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Deciduous, Fruit

Origin

Europe, USA and Asia

Interest and use

Culinary

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  • Malus domestica ‘Greensleeves eating apple’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Malus domestica ‘Greensleeves eating apple’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

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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