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Apple (Britain's Favourites Collection)Malus domestica

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Hardy Tree
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Britain has one of the best climates in the world for growing apples of the highest quality. This collection contains some of the most highly regarded varieties. Grafted onto a dwarfing rootstock, the crowns are easily reached to prune, spray and pick your delicious fruit. The varieties in this collection are not self-fertile but will act as suitable pollinators for one another. Root wrap plants supplied. Height and spread: 2.5m (8') Rootstock: M9.


Estimated time to cropping once planted: 2 years.
Estimated time to best yields: 5 years.


Collection comprises 1 tree each of:


Apple 'Braeburn' - This well known dessert variety earns its popularity by being easy to grow, early to crop from a young age, and having excellent storage potential.

Apple 'Bramley's Seedling' - The most famous cooking apple of all, producing large fruits with a sharp acidic flavour that are ideal for making delicious pies and crumbles.

Apple 'Cox's Orange Pippin' - Regarded to be the finest tasting dessert apple, the rich aromatic flavour and crisp, juicy texture set this apple apart from other varieties.


Useful links:

How to grow fruit trees Fruit rootstock guide


Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.


Kitchen Garden, Wildlife Gardens

Hardy

Full sun

Up to 250cm (98.4in)

Up to 250cm (98.4in)

Easy for all

A little experience

Thompson & Morgan strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: GY, HS, IV41-IV56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3.

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Fruit trees do not suffer weed competition well. Keep weeds and grass clear from within a 30cm radius of base of the tree. In spring, while the ground is moist, apply a mulch of well rotted manure or garden compost around the base of the tree, taking care not to mound it up against the stem. This will help to retain moisture throughout the summer. Feed and water apple trees during particularly dry periods.


Pruning apple trees begins immediately after planting. Remove the central stem to just above the highest side branch. For the following 3 years, prune only the tips of the remaining main branches by one third in winter. Aim for about six main branches which will form the frame of your tree, with fruiting sub branches growing off of them. From the fourth year, some sub branches can be pruned out at the union where they join the main branch, to allow new sub branches to take their place.


In order to produce the best quality, largest apples, the fruits should be thinned in July leaving two apples remaining per cluster.

Plant apple trees in any well drained soil in a sheltered sunny position. Prior to planting, incorporate plenty of well rotted manure or garden compost into the planting hole and drive the stake into the ground to support the tree. Staking after planting may result in damage to the root ball. Plant fruit trees at their original soil level and firm them into the ground. Fasten the tree to the stake using a tree tie, and water well.

Delivery

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £1.95.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £4.95.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details and details of any surcharges that may apply to certain destinations.

Satisfaction Guaranteed

For your complete peace of mind, our Home and Garden products may be returned to us within 30 days of purchase for a refund of the purchase price. Items must be returned unused, at your cost and in mint condition. All items carry a manufacturer's 12 month defects warranty.

Reviews

Very pleased 2015-04-14

These arrived about a month and a half ago and I planted them promptly according to instructions. I was a little nervous at first because it felt like planting sticks at that point but nope, now spring is in full blast and all three seem to have settled in perfectly. All have lovely little leaves, seem healthy as ever and one of the trees is even flowering. I might get an apple or two in the first summer!

T&M replied on 2015-04-14: Thank you for your review and for taking the time to share your wonderful comments. I hope we can continue to be of service.