Apple | Bert’s | Northern Spy Rootstock grade 2
Rootstock Northern Spy
Canopy Size 30sqm
Preferences This is an old rootstock that does best on heavy clays. It can handle heavy wet soils as well.
Description It is possible to keep trees on this rootstock to 3m if you are a very skilled pruner. They can grow to 6m, but are not too difficult to keep them to 4-5m.
Grade 2 tree 450mm-750mm
3 in stock
Medium size, round apple with yellowish russety skin with a red blush.
Dessert apple with excellent flavour and old fashioned firm flesh.
From Bert Davies collection planted in 1917 in his old pear orchard, one of 2 apples in the pear orchard (the other was Northern Spy).