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Malus domestica Leprechaun

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Malus domestica Leprechaun

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Apple,
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
Size: 17cm
Available: 1
$/Unit (EX GST): $41.48 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $45.62 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Malus domestica Leprechaun Apple,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous

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

Description:
Deciduous Dwarf Apple tree that has fragrant white flowers in Spring followed by large, tart green fruit that matures late-season. Fruit flesh is white and crisp. Fruit is great for using in deserts or to eat as is. Fruit can be stored for up to six months. This variety is great for cool climate areas. Some cross-pollinators are Red Delicious, Gala and Pinkabelle. Grows approx. 2m tall.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Courtyard, Edible Garden, Fragrant Garden, Mass Planting, Topiary / Espalier, 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: 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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