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APPLE 'Granny Smith'
Commonly known as Culinary apple, Dessert apple
A green apple with russet spots and a hard, crisp texture
Good to know - good for salads as does not brown as quickly as most. Heavy cropper. Wildlife plant - bees and other insects.
Pests & Diseases - mildew.
Place of Origin - Australia 1868. (Granny Ramsey Smith). Into UK about 1935.
Height and Spread - MM 106 semi-dwarfing rootstock. 3.6m-5.6m (12ft-18ft).
Fruit - Plants which produce an edible or ornamental fruit - dual purpose. Spur-bearer. Produces fruit on spurs along branch. Pick mid-October for use January to April.
Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
Fertile moist well-drained soil
Rounded to broadly spreading
Flower Colour - White - white blossom, blushed pink, from reddish buds.
Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 options from £6.00
Vermin & Pest Control
Essential small tree protection from vermin and strimming. This pack includes 5 x 90cm canes and 5 x 90cm spiral guards. Includes instructions.
Slate Tie-on Plant Labels
Hand made in Cornwall, these delightful natural slate labels are perfect for pots. Comes with chalk pen. Pack of 5