Apple (Malus) Herefordshire Russet tree in a 12 Litre Pot - Bush Form - Rootstock M26

£58.99
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SKU
108761

Apple (Malus) Herefordshire Russet

Cox's Orange Pippin x Idared

The russet with a Cox flavour. Exceptional eating quality with a rich aromatic flavour. A winner in ‘taste testings’ around the country. The tree is well spurred, well shaped and moderately vigorous. The fruit set is heavy with small to medium sized fruit. (Kent 2002)

A two year tree. Grown in the field to the maiden stage followed by a final year as container grown. A minimum of 3 branches and summer pruned (according to variety) to form an evenly balanced shape with a clear stem of 0.45m. Minimum height 1.10m.

Attributes

  • Comparatively trouble free
  • Suitable for planting in any UK district
  • Rootstock M26 (see below)
  • Flowering group 3
  • Disease resistance
  • Picking month - Late October
  • Stores until January

Rootstock explained:

  • M.27 - Very Dwarf: Produces the true mini tree, varieties reaching no more than 2M with little support required, excellent for the small garden.
  • M.9 - Dwarf: Very productive but needs permanent staking for support. Ideal for cordons.
  • M.26 - Semi Dwarf: Requires support on most sites. Good for bush and cordon in limited spaces.
  • M.116 - Medium: 10% less vigorous than MM.106, phytophora/collar rot and woolly aphid resistant.
  • MM.106 - Semi Vigorous: General Purpose, suitable for bush, cordon and half standards of most varieties, staking only required on sites which are exposed. Wooly aphid resistant.
  • MM.111 - Vigorous:As for MM.106 but more ideal for half standards, no staking required

Please allow up to five days for delivery. Pictures in this listing are library pictures that reflect the trees' main qualities and are for reference only

IF YOU LIVE IN THE HIGHLANDS AND ISLANDS PLEASE CALL FOR A QUOTE AS THE ORDER WILL BE SUBJECT TO SURCHARGES

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