Herald™ (Columnar Apple)

(1 customer review)

$35.00 inc. GST

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Requires a pollinator

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Variety Florina x Telamon

Columnar apple trees are created to grow straight up. PlantNet® offers you the most recent columnar apple variety releases in Australia!

Requires a pollinator (another apple variety which flowers at the same time).

Suitability
Not recommended for coastal Queensland and Northern New South Wales as the winters are not cold enough to produce fruit.
fruit tree growing suitable map Australia
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Uses
Ideally suited for growing in pots, tubs and confined spaces and even balcony growing.
Tree height
3.0m
Tree width
0.6m
Skin colour
Solid red skin with defined stripes
Flesh
Cream colour with a fine, crisp texture
Fruit shape
Conical
Fruit size
Large
Flavour
Sweet
Harvest time
February to March
Fruit uses
Eating fresh, stewing, apple cider, cooking and dried apple
Comments
Prolific bearer. Resistant to apple scab and mildew.

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1 review for Herald™ (Columnar Apple)

  1. Jaya (verified owner)

    Growing in Adelaide – I planted these lovely, well grown apple saplings, (Herald and Cumulus for cross pollination), winter 2020, and have been well rewarded. They’ve grown evenly and well, and survived an inchworm attack with flying colours. Holey leaves, but still growing strongly and not too fast, with a continuance of the shortened spacing between spurs and branches. Compact and lovely, placed with only 30cm between their trunks, I’ll be happy if they eventually merge. After a trace element dose this year, and a good settling in this season, I expect less pest attack next year, and will allow them to bear one or two apples each. They held fruit, however I didn’t want to risk it the first year after transplanting.

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