Apple Monty’s Surprise

$69.99

Malus domestica ‘Monty’s Surprise’ 

NZ apple variety originating from a very old tree in the Manawatu. Reliable cropper with large, crisp fruit, good for cooking, juicing, or eating when tree-ripened. Shiny, red striping over a light green skin. Mid to late season ripening, approximately May. Vigorous, disease-hardy tree. Self-fertile but produces better yields with cross pollination. Grows approximately 4m high x 3m wide.

Plant in a sunny, sheltered spot in free draining soil prepared with organic matter. Tolerant of heavy soils. Stake for support until established. Water frequently while young, during long, dry periods and while the fruit is developing. Frost tolerant while dormant but protect fresh buds from spring frosts.

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Sunlight:Full sun
Temperature:Medium, light frost OK
Wind:Requires protection from wind, Indifferent to most wind except stormy conditions
Moisture:Grows in average garden conditions
Texture:Light, loose, free, Average garden conditions, Heavy/clay soils
Height:4m
Width:3m
SKU: 3410A Categories: , ,

Description

Malus domestica ‘Monty’s Surprise’ 

NZ apple variety originating from a very old tree in the Manawatu. Reliable cropper with large, crisp fruit, good for cooking, juicing, or eating when tree-ripened. Shiny, red striping over a light green skin. Mid to late season ripening, approximately May. Vigorous, disease-hardy tree. Self-fertile but produces better yields with cross pollination. Grows approximately 4m high x 3m wide.

Plant in a sunny, sheltered spot in free draining soil prepared with organic matter. Tolerant of heavy soils. Stake for support until established. Water frequently while young, during long, dry periods and while the fruit is developing. Frost tolerant while dormant but protect fresh buds from spring frosts.