Apple (Malus) Spartan tree
McIntosh x Yellow Newton Pippin.
A very popular eating variety. Fruit dark red, sweet, juicy, crisp with a white flesh. (canada 1926)
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.
- Use - Eating
- Rootstock MM106 (see below)
- Comparatively trouble free
- Suitable for planting in any UK district
- Flowering group 3
- Very good pollinator
- Picking month - Early October
- Stores until January
- 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
- M.25 - Very Vigorous: Ideal for full standard and straight leads
Please allow up to seven days for delivery. Pictures in this listing are library pictures that reflect the trees' main qualities and are for reference only
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