Apple | Northern Spy | NSpy rootstock
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 1 tree above 750mm
Out of stock
Green skin turning pale yellow in the shade and red/purple in the sun when ripe, good on dwarfing stock, otherwise slow to bear, delicious, juicy, rich sub-acid aromatic white flesh, fine grained, tender.
From old Bert Davies orchard, Wellsford, 1987.