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Royal Beaut Apple Tree

Royal Beaut is a crisp, red apple with red stripes and tasty, sweet creamy flesh. They will not fruit on their own and require a pollinator. Golden Delicious or Granny Smith work well to cross pollinate them, and temperatures below 7 degrees in winter are required.

Medium to high chilling variety that requires Granny Smith or Golden Delicious to pollinate it. It flowers from the first week in October and ready to harvest towards the end of January.

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Position

Plant your apple tree in full sun for the best fruit yield. They can tolerate some shade, but you’ll likely get fewer fruits from them.

Size

Apple trees can grow to 12 metres tall and 9 to 12 metres wide when mature. But, it’s best to prune them yearly once they mature to remain at about 6 metres. Ensure you plant the tree away from external walls, electrical lines, and other trees.

Soil Type

Apple trees are not fussy about soil type but do prefer slightly acidic soil. The only requirement is that the soil drains well.

Loosen the ground in the area before planting the tree about 1.5 metres deep in your normal garden soil mixed with some acid compost. 

Mulch

Add a thick layer of pine bark mulch (keeping about 20 to 30 centimetres away from the tree trunk to prevent it from becoming soggy and subject to rot). This will keep the soil moist and the weeds at bay.

Watering

Water the apple tree every second day after transplanting it for about a week. Thereafter, reduce your watering to twice a week in dry or hot weather for the next 2 to 3 months.

Once your apple tree is well established, you won’t need to water it unless you are not getting much rain. They only require about 2.5 centimetres of rain every 7 to 10 days.

Fertilising

Use our slow-release nitrogen-rich all plant fertiliser. Apply 1 teaspoon every 4-5 months.

Superfrass is a natural high quality organic growth enhancer and pesticide.

Packed with macro-elements (N, P, K) and micro-nutrients (Zn, Cu, etc.), which enable your plants to grow robustly.

Pruning

Create a healthy plant and stimulate growth by pruning your apple tree. This will assist in producing larger quantities and higher quality fruit.

Prune it in the first few months of spring, but only give a heavy pruning when your apple tree is at least 3 years old.

Harvesting

Ripe apples should come off easily when they are cupped in your hand, lifted and twisted a little.

Weight 8 kg
Dimensions 20 × 20 × 150 cm
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