Apple | Vaile Early | NSpy rootstock grade 3
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 3 tree below 450mm
Out of stock
Small-medium, conical, yellow greasy skin with red streaks; juicy sweet, sub-acid, reliable cropper, medium vigour, takes some years to ripen early.
From Lionel Quaife (well known orchardist in Paparoa), 1987.