Malus domestica ‘Granny Smith’
Apple ‘Granny Smith’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Granny Smith’ _ ‘Granny Smith’ is an apple tree with pale-pink flowers in spring followed by sweet, crisp, edible fruit in late autumn to early winter.
Flowers are scented in spring
Pale-pink in Spring
Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Orange, Red in Autumn
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Aphids , Caterpillars , Woolly aphid , Red spider mite (box and other) , Codling moth , Fruit tree red spider mite , Mussel scale
Apple and pear canker , Apple scab , Sooty blotch and fly speck of apples
Thin fruit as required.
WHERE TO GROW
Malus domestica ‘Granny Smith’ (Apple ‘Granny Smith’) will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 4m after 5-10 years.
Architectural, City, Cottage/Informal, Containers
Plant in moderately fertile, moist, free-draining soil in full sun, although it will tolerate partial shade. Keep a clear area around the trunk of at least 60cm radius. Requires cross pollination.
Clay, Loamy, Sandy
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
North, South, East, West