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Malus domestica Ballerina Bolero

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

Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous

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

Description:
Compact Apple tree with a narrow, columnar habit that has pink/white flowers in Spring followed by medium, slightly red flushed, green fruit. 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

Characteristics
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
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