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Elstar Apple Tree 4-5ft Tall In 6L Pot, Sweet Crunchy Desert Apple

£34.99

Elstar Apple Tree 4-5ft Tall In 6L Pot, Sweet Crunchy Desert Apple

 

Elstar is a successful offspring of Golden Delicious, developed in the Netherlands in the 1950s.This easy-eating dessert apple has a distinctive colour of golden yellow but overlaid with deep red.

 

Growing Details:

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

 

Description:

 

Elstar is definitely a crunchy apple, but not as crisp or hard as some - definitely the softer side of crunchy. The flesh is lemon-white.The trees will grow in a wide variety of soil types, but prefers full sun.It is cropped between October and January.The tree is self sterile so it needs to be planted with other varieties.

 

Pollination:

It is not self-fertile and needs a pollination partner:

Beauty of Bath, Braeburn, Charles Ross, Cornish Aromatic, Discovery, Egremont Russet, Ellison's Orange, Granny Smith, Grenadier, Howgate Wonder, Idared, Irish Peach, James Grieve, Katy, Laxton's Superb, Lord Lambourne, Malus Evereste, Malus John Downie, Pitmaston Pine Apple, Red Devil, Reverend W. Wilks, Spartan, Worcester Pearmain

 

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  1. Good quality 5

    Posted by Dave on 17th Dec 2016

    Arrived well packed. A healthy tree, good shape with a established root ball. These are lovely crisp apples we recently tasted in the Netherlands.