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Tree Malus domestica 'Granny Smith' Granny Smith Fruiting Apple




Description A small fruiting tree, used as a feature in a small garden or planted in a group where there is more space. This variety of apple is tip bearing, with bright green skin. It has a tart flavour with a crisp texture.    
Mature Size 4 x 4m    
Uses One of the world's best cooking apples, originating from an Australian seedling. It is revered as a cooking apple, but should not be overlooked for an eating apple - if left on the tree to fully ripen. The fruit a long storage life.    
Position & Soil Plant in moderately fertile, moist, free-draining soil in full sun, although it will tolerate partial shade. Keep a clear area around the trunk of at least 60cm radius. Chill-hours for fruit development: Requires fewer chill-hours than other Apples. Pollinators: Jonathan, Pink Lady, Golden Delicious. Red Delicious or Cox's Orange Pippin are required nearby for this tree to pollinate and fruit successfully.    
Pot sizes
in production
• 40cm/27L (1.5-1.8m)
• 50cm/52L (1.8-2.2m)
• 100L (2.5-3.0m)
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