Apple - self fertile

Apple 'Scrumptious'

Apple - self fertile - Apple  'Scrumptious'

Common Name: Apple - self fertile
Genus: Apple
Cultivar: 'Scrumptious'

Category: Fruit & Vegetables
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Edible fruit, Suitable for growing in containers

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 5.50 m (550 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 5.50 m (550 cm)

Flowering Period: April & May

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained
Harvest: September

This is perfect for smaller gardens as you don't need another tree to produce a bumber crop of sweet crisp and aromatic fruits that are ready to eat in September. It will be happy in a large pot as long as it is kept well fed and watered and it has a good resistance to many of the common diseases.

  • Garden care: Keep the base of the tree weed free, fertilise at the beginning of each year and water regularly during hot dry spells. Remove damaged or crossing branches during the dormant season.

  • Pollination Information: This apple belongs to pollination group C however it is self fertile so does not need a pollinating partner to produce a bumper crop of apples. It can also be used to cross-pollinate with other apples in this group. this group.

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