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Malus domestica ‘Hereford Cross eating apple’

Apple eating

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Features

  • Blooms & FruitsMarch & September
  • Height10m to 8m
  • Growth HabitOpen branched
  • Flower ColourPink-white
  • Leaf ColourGreen

Description

Malus domestica ‘Hereford Cross eating apple’ (Apple eating). This variety is quite large it is sweet crisp and juicy.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Deciduous, Fruit

Origin

Europe, USA and Asia

Interest and use

Culinary

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°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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