The apple tree is a deciduous tree in the rose family best known for its sweet, pomaceous fruit, the apple. It is cultivated worldwide as a fruit tree and is the most widely grown species in the genus Malus.
It is cultivated worldwide as a fruit tree.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Maximum Reachable Height
Up to 6 m
White with a pink tinge
Easy to grow
Planting and care
Use a balanced fertilizer every three months until the tree begins to bear fruit, and apply nitrogen annually once the tree is mature.
Watering is done early in the morning if the soil is dry until the plants get established.
Prune the plant after harvesting the fruits.
Apple plantation is done from June to December. Normally, this plant is planted at a spacing of 4 x 4 m into pits of 60 cm x 60 cm x 60 cm. At the time of planting, mix organic manure in the soil. Also, you can plant in the planter using the potting mix as the soil, vermicompost, and coco peat (1:1:1).
Sandy loam well-drained soil
15 to 25 degree C
Apply any organic fertilizer.
Apple special feature
Apple fruits are delicious taste and excellent flavour.
Apple is used for the ornamental purpose
Apples are an important ingredient in many desserts, such as apple pie, apple crumble, apple crisp and apple cake
Frequently Asked Questions
How to plant apple tree from seed?
To plant Apple tree seed consider the following points 1. Take a Pot up to 7-10 inch with drainage hole 2. Seeds of apple are dormant, which require stratification treatment (moist chilling) to break
dormancy.Seeds are stratified for 60-70 days in alternate layers of moist sand at 4-6 degree Celsius during
December to February. The stratified seeds are sown during March. To sow seeds make a hole about 1/2 inch, place seeds in it, and cover with soil. 3. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface layer soil feels dry to touch. Do not over water the plant
4. Sunlight - Plant grow outdoor require more than 6 hours of direct bright sunlight.
5. Germination- seeds will start germinate within 30 -40 days. 6. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month. Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.
How do apple plants reproduce?
Apple is propagated by asexual methods like grafting and budding on root stocks
Where to plant apple tree in garden?
To grow Apple tree in the garden consider the following points.The apple is a typical temperate fruit and is generally grown in the temperate regions of the world. 1. Sunlight- At least 6 hours of direct bright sunlight is required. 2. Soil- Soil should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich and free from stones with pH between 6.0 to 6.5. 3. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch.
Should apple trees be planted in pairs?
In apple, most of the varieties are self unfruitful, therefore at the time of planting pollinizer varieties should be planted in the garden. There are also some self pollinating hybrid varieties are available e.g Golden Delicious
When plant apple trees?
The best time of planting of apple is January - February
Thursday, 06 February 2020
How often should i water it and does it come with soil or should i get my own soil?
Sunday, 24 November 2019
Grown in coco-peat and hence requires less water while being relatively insect free.
Saturday, 23 November 2019
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