Granny Smith Apple

Granny Smith Apple
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Price:  £19.75
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Economy or Premium Selection

Economy - rooted into its pot but a further season before moving up a pot size.

Premium - more growth in its pot. More mature than Economy
Granny Smith is a well known apple of the supermarket shelf. Granny Smith apples are instantly recognizable with their bright green coloured skin. Supposedly discovered by a Mrs Maria Smith growing as a seedling on a rubbish tip in Australia around 1860’s or as a seedling growing in the garden of a Mrs. Thomas Smith of Sydney, Australia around the same time. Granny Smiths are for lovers of very crisp tangy acidic tasting apples. Needs plenty of sunshine to produce the unique taste

Our Apple Granny Smith bare rooted trees are lifted at the start of the bare root season in November, when the apple trees become dormant, and made available through to March the following year. This period is the ideal time for economical planting. You will however have to wait a year to pick your crop as bare root trees cannot be picked in their first year. For all year round planting why not choose from our selection of container grown apple trees. They do cost more but are older, more established and ready to crop.
 
We use and recommend planting with friendly myccorrhizal fungi such as Rootgrow. This helps to produce a stronger root system thereby aiding establishment. We also use and can supply Blood, Fish and Bone - a tried and trusted natural all round fertilizer. Alternatively, to help give your tree the best start you can incorporate our carefully blended mix of compost to help give your tree all the vital nutrients and minerals it needs to flourish in your garden. It is good practice to firmly secure and support your tree with a good stake and tie to aid in its establishment. Download our planting guide to help you with any questions that you may have or call us on the number below and we will be pleased to help. 

 
RootstockOur Apple trees are grown on MM106 rootstocks
Use Dessert
Harvest Time Late October
Pollination Group3, Self-fertile
 
Apple Trees for SaleBare Root Maiden A young single stemmed first year tree   £15.50
Bramley Apple Feathered MaidenBare Root Feathered MaidenA second year or older tree, pruned to create multiple small side branches£19.75
Half Standard Bramley SeedlingBare Root Half Standard An establishing tree with a clear stem, older than a feathered. It has been pruned and worked in the nursery by skilled hands to start creating the crown of the tree. A good ready shaped and finished tree for you to enjoy. £32.00
10 Litre Pot Grown Apple10 Litre PotOur youngest pot grown tree that is most economical for all year around planting, also ready to fruit and crop£38.00
15 Litre Pot A semi formed tree which has started bearing fruit.£48.00