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Delicious, miniature fruits!
Compact growth habit
Perfect for patio pots and smaller gardens
Everything about this tree is in miniature – except the size of the crop! Apple ‘Appeltini’ is a compact new variety reaching just 2m tall with maturity, making it perfect for a large pot on the patio! Its pretty pink blossom makes an attractive feature in spring, followed by a plentiful crop of tiny, golf-ball sized apples. The fruits have purple skins that ripen to glossy, rosy red with a lovely sweet flavour. These bite-sized fruits have plenty of appeal for kids’ lunch boxes and make excellent toffee apples too. Fruits can be harvested from August to November.
This variety is self-fertile and does not require a pollination partner.
Estimated time to cropping once planted: 2 years.
Estimated time to best yields: 5 years.
Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.
Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only.
1 X 13cm Potted Apple Plant (KA9401)
2 X 13cm Potted Apple Plants (KA9402)
1 Apple Patio Kit (1 X 13cm Potted Plant, 1 Large Patio Pot & Saucer And 25litres Incredicompost®) (KA9403)
Fruit trees do not suffer weed competition well. Keep weeds and grass clear from within a 30cm radius of base of the tree. In spring, while the ground is moist, apply a mulch of well rotted manure or garden compost around the base of the tree, taking care not to mound it up against the stem. This will help to retain moisture throughout the summer. Feed and water apple trees during particularly dry periods.
Pruning apple trees begins immediately after planting. Remove the central stem to just above the highest side branch. For the following 3 years, prune only the tips of the remaining main branches by one third in winter. Aim for about six main branches which will form the frame of your tree, with fruiting sub branches growing off of them. From the fourth year, some sub branches can be pruned out at the union where they join the main branch, to allow new sub branches to take their place.
In order to produce the best quality, largest apples, the fruits should be thinned in July leaving two apples remaining per cluster.
Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.
Orders for packets of seed or plants incur a delivery charge of £4.95.
Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.
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For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.
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