Apple Jupiter

 

An upright to spreading, deciduous tree with ovate, toothed, grey-green leaves turning yellow or orange in autumn, and pale pink flowers in late spring followed by edible, sweet, heavily red-mottled, yellow-green fruit ready for harvest in mid-autumn. Will reach a height of 5m and a spread of 5m after 10-20 years. Needs a pollinator for fruit production.

 

 

Grow in moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil in sun. Tolerates part shade.

 

General Fruit Tree & Fruit Planting and care

  • Water the Fruit or Fruit tree thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • If planting the Fruit or Fruit Tree in a lawn remove a circle of turf.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base Adding a bucketful of planting compost
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot
  • If using a stake position the Fruit Tree against the stake if one stake is used or in the middle if two are being used.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in well.
  • Secure to the stake or stakes using one or two rubber adjustable straps.
  • Water the Fruit thoroughly, then again at least once a week during the first growing season.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.