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Malus domestica Red Love

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Malus domestica Red Love Apple,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Citrus & Fruit, Trees Upright

An outstanding new hybrid of red-fleshed and scab-resistant Apple bred by Markus Kobelt in Switzerland. This backyard perfect dwarf tree has dark bark, attractive red-burgundy new foliage and bright pink Spring blooms. Red Love Apples are the highlight, unique with red skin and red flesh that has a white line in the middle. These are tart to taste and great for eating. Also has beautiful Autumn foliage of reds and yellows. Growing 2.5m tall and 2m wide, Red Love can also be grown in containers and for espalier.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Edible Garden, Feature, Formal Garden, Topiary / Espalier, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Rosaceae Europe

Foliage Colour: Burgundy, Green
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: Medium / Moderate