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Malus domestica Ballerina Charlotte

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Malus domestica Ballerina Charlotte Columnar Apple,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Citrus & Fruit, Trees Upright Narrow

Compact Apple tree with a narrow, columnar habit that has pink/white flowers in Spring followed by large, red flushed, pale green fruit that matures mid-season. Fruit flesh is juicy and crisp. Fruit is great for using in deserts or to eat as is. This variety is great for cool climate areas. Suitable cross-pollinators are Granny Smith and Pink Lady. Grows approx. 3m tall x 60cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Courtyard, Edible Garden, Feature, Mass Planting, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Black Spot, Borers, Caterpillars, Fruit Fly, Mites

Cultural Notes: Prefers a full sun position with well-drained fertile soil with a PH of 6.5 to 7. Water regularly until established, than provide an occasional deep water throughout the warmer months. Prune as required in Winter. Feed with manure and a suitable slow release fertiliser. A cold climate is required to grow apples.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Rosaceae Asia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink, White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: High
Wind: Medium / Moderate