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Melba

A pink flushed earrly dessert apple with a refreshing summer fruit flavour.

Origin: Canada, 1898

Pollination: Melba is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Melba apple trees for sale

1-year maiden trees

These are the most versatile choice for home orchards, community fruit tree projects, and for training on in any form you require.

FormRootstockPriceQuantity
MaidenM26Semi-dwarfing £23.50 Sold-out
MaidenMM106Semi-vigorous £23.50

Orders placed now will be delivered in the winter planting season.

Characteristics of Melba apple trees

UseDessert
ColourFlushed
FlavourSweet
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeMid/Late Aug
Season of useAug-Sep
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingGood
Disease resistanceCanker - Susceptible
Scab - Resistant
Suitable forLate Frost
Pollination date8
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners
ParentageMcIntosh Red
ProgenyCaravel