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MALUS 'John Downie'

Apple, Crab apple

The best fruiting crab apple with white flowers and bright orange fruit

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MALUS 'John Downie'

Buy MALUS 'John Downie'

£45.00 each
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7.5 or 10 Litre

Delivery Information
Available again from SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2015
  • Courier Only - Due to the size of this plant it will be despatched by Courier. The rest of your order will also be sent by courier at the same time.
  • Good to know - produces preserves and jelly with good flavour. An excellent pollinator for other apples.
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, red spider mite, caterpillars, apple-scab, honey fungus, canker, mildew
  • Place of Origin - Thomas Blaikie's nursery which is now the site of Edinburgh Zoo, Corstorphine Hill.
  • Hardy - very cold Winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Height - in metres - 10m (30ft)
  • Height Integer - 10
  • Spread - in metres - 6m (20ft)
  • Deciduous - oval, bright-green leaves to 10cm (4in) long.
  • Fruit - Plants which produce an edible or ornamental fruit - ovoid,orange and red fruit to 3cm (1¼in) long.
  • Tree - narrow, upright tree.
  • Zero Rated Item - No VAT on this plant
  • Full Sun
  • Partial Shade - tolerated but full sun preferred
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - moderately fertile preferred
  • Broadly conical
  • Conical
  • Flower Colour - White - white flowers from pink buds.
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Final Tree Size

10m (30ft) Tree type desc Average person
  6m (20ft)
 

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