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This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
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Other common names
apple 'Bramley's Seedling'
Malus domestica 'Bramley' Malus domestica 'Bramley's Original'
Malus 'Bramleys Seedling'
Malus are small to medium-sized deciduous trees with showy flowers in spring and ornamental or edible fruit in autumn; some have good autumn foliage colour
'Bramley's Seedling' is a culinary apple that is vigorous and partially tip bearing. It can grow to 2.5-8m in height and width, depending on the rootstock. Pale pink flowers are followed by fruit that can be used from November to February
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or East-facing or North-facing or West-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained, Well-drained
SoilClay, Sand, Loam
Time to ultimate height
Best suited to growing as a bush or spindlebush on dwarfing or semi dwarfing rootstock. A triploid so not an effective pollinator; should be grown with 2 other cultivars. Keep a clear area around the trunk of at least 60cm radius. Thin fruit as required
Propagate by chip budding or grafting onto a clonal rootstock. The rootstock used will largely determine the size of the tree
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Architectural City & Courtyard Gardens Patio & Container Plants Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Regular pruning required; partially tip bearing apple pruning
Pests Aphids, woolly aphid, rosy apple aphid, fruit tree red spider mite, mussel scale, codling moth and caterpillars are the main pests on edible apples
Susceptible to apple scab; may be affected by apple canker and honey fungus. Susceptible to the disorder bitter pit
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