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Braeburn' Apple Tree 4-5ft 6L Pot Self-Fertile,Ready to Fruit,Crisp & Aromatic

£34.99

'Braeburn' Malus Self-Fertile Apple Tree 4-5 ft in a 6L Pot

 

Very popular colourful eating apple, crisp, firm, aromatic and juicy. Now grows well here but enjoys a sheltered, sunny spot.Handily, its also self fertile.

 

Growing Details:

Common Name: Apple
Genus: Malus
Species: domestica
Cultivar: 'Braeburn'
Skill Level: Beginner
Exposure: Full sun
Hardiness: Hardy
Soil type: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Acidic, Chalky/alkaline
Height: 300cm
Spread: 200cm

 

Description:

The Braeburn is a cultivar of apple that is firm to the touch with a red/orange vertical streaky appearance on a yellow/green background. Its color intensity varies with different varieties. They are known to have a burst of flavor when bitten into.

It is believed to have been discovered as a chance seedling in 1952 by the farmer O. Moran from Waiwhero in New Zealand. It was cultivated by the nursery Williams Brothers to export this variety of apple. It is thought to be a cross between Granny Smith and Lady Hamilton.The apple itself is named after Braeburn Orchard where it was first commercially grown.

Braeburn apples have a unique combination of sweet and tart flavour. They are available October through May in the northern hemisphere and are medium to large in size. They are a popular fruit for growers because of their ability to store well when chilled

 

Pollination:

It is self-fertile and does not need a pollination partner
For better fruiting plant a compatible partner:

Cornish Aromatic, Discovery, Elstar, Fiesta, Gala, Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, Greensleeves, Grenadier, Howgate Wonder, James Grieve, Katy, Laxton's Superb, Malus Evereste, Malus John Downie, Red Devil, Spartan, Worcester Pearmain

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  1. Strong healthy tree 4

    Posted by Martyn Smith on 5th Jul 2017

    Tree arrived very quickly in good condition surrounded by lots of straw - nicer than usual plastic wrap! Planted straight away so now waiting for a good crop next year!!