Malus 'Epicure' (Epicure Apple Tree)
Pollination group *3* Small/ Yellow, stripped with red.
Common Name: Apple Epicure (Dessert)
Latin Name: Malus domestica Epicure
Soil: Fertile, well-drained soil
Position: Full sun
Flowering period/colour: April to May/ White
Fruit picking time: October
Fruit Size/colour: Small/ Yellow, stripped with red
Pollination group: *3*
This tree is a good choice for beginners and people living in colder districts. The fruit is prettily stripped and juicy, best eaten straight off the tree. An easy to grow, hardy, compact tree. To guarantee cross pollination plant with another tree from the same or adjacent flowering group (e.g. 'Elstar').
This Apple Tree is supplied in a 10 litre container suitable for planting all year round. The total height of this tree is approximately 1.5-2.1m (5-7ft) depending on which size you have chosen.
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M27 Very dwarf. Mature Height x Spread - 1.2-1.8m (4-6ft) x 1.2-1.5m (4-5ft)
An excellent rootstock for small gardens producing a true mini-tree reaching no more than 2m. Can be grown in patio tub. Very little support needed. Fruit produced at a very young age.
M9 Dwarf. Mature Height x Spread - 1.8-2.4m (6-8ft) x 1.8-2.4m (6-8ft) strong>
This rootstock is a favourite with fruit growers. Dwarfing in habit so ideal for a small garden. Best staked for support. Fruits at a very young age.
M26 Semi-dwarfing. Mature Height x Spread - 2.4-3m (8-10ft) x 2.4-3m (8-10ft)
Reliable rootstock for fruiting, produces a good bush or half-standard.
MM106 Semi-vigorous. Mature Height x Spread - 3-4m (10-13ft) x 3-4m (10-13ft)
An outstanding rootstock, proving itself over many years, produces good bush and half standard trees. A self supporting tree which fruits at a young age.
All of our apple trees are grown in the UK to the highest standard. Every order comes complete with planting instructions and a guide to looking after your purchase. (An example of one of our 10 litre M106 Apple trees can be seen above. Please note the sizes will vary depending on the time of year and which rootstock you have chosen.)
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Malus 'Jonagold' (Jonagold Apple Tree)
Pollination group *3* Large-very large/ Greenish-yellow, lightly flushed and mottled with red.
Malus 'Elstar' (Elstar Apple Tree)
Pollination group *3* Medium/ Greenish-yellow, flushed with bright red.
Malus 'Redsleeves' (Redsleeves Apple Tree)
Pollination group *3* Medium/ Yellow almost entirely flushed with bright red.
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Key / Size Guide
B/R (Bare Root) - The traditional way to buy
deciduous trees and shrubs. Perfect for planting between November and March.
R/B (Root Ball) - The traditional way to buy evergreen trees
and shrubs. The plants are kept in their own soil, making them ideal to transplant
between November and March.
C/G (Container Grown) - A very convenient way to buy trees
and shrubs, already rooted in their pots, they can be planted all year round. Sizes given in litres.
H/S (Half standard) - Half standard trees are 2-3 years old and
have a clear stem of 1.25-1.5m with a bushy head of branches. The total height from the ground is
usually 1.8-2.4m (6-8ft).
B (Bush) - Bush trees are 2-3 years old and have a clear
stem of 0.8-1m with a bushy head of branches. The total height from the ground is
usually 1.5-1.8m (5-6ft).
Maiden (Feathered tree) - A good, well-defined
prominent leader running straight up through the young tree. Perfect for training
into a half standard, standard or fan-trained tree. Sizes given in cm's.
Multi-stemmed - A tree with two or more main stems