Apple | Bert’s | Northern Spy Rootstock


Small single rod

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 not
                                  too difficult to keep them to 4-5m.

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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).