• Malus domestica Discovery - Discovery Apple tree 6/8cm girth

Malus domestica Discovery - Discovery Apple tree 6/8cm girth

An early variety with very good disease and frost resistance. Bright red fruits have a crisp, juicy and sharp flavour. The moderate growth rate and compact shape makes this a good garden variety. Plant in full sun In fertile well drained soil. Stores very well. Pollination is almost guaranteed in suburban situations where other apple trees are in close proximity.

Grown on MM106 rootstock to produce a strong tree growing to approx 5-6m tall, ideal for most sites and soil conditions.

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  • 6/8cm girth
  • £59.00

Availability: In Stock


 Malus domestica Discovery - Discovery Apple tree 

Plant Information

  • Size: 6/8cm girth
    Girth in CM equates roughly to height in feet. For example: 10/12cm girth = 10/12ft in height.
  • Botanical name/s: Malus domestica
  • Common name/s: Discovery Apple
  • Flower / Foliage: Green throughout the spring and summer, turning to a vibrant orange/red in the autumn.
  • Plant type: Deciduous
  • Flowering period: Spring. Pollination is almost guaranteed in suburban situations where other apple trees are in close proximity.
  • Mature height: 5-6m, Grown on MM106 rootstock.
  • Mature spread: 4-5 metres
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Recommended usage:  Firmer fleshed and has better keeping properties than most other varieties that ripen around the same time. disease resistance and frost tolerant. has bright crimson with a splash of yellow coloured fruit.
  • Nursery grown: Yes

After Care / Plant Maintenance

  • Once planted the Discovery apple tree will need watering throughout the first growing season, but make sure not to over / under water.
  • Check tree tie / stake isn't rubbing and / or too tight or too loose on the trunk.
  • Check for and remove any dead, decaying, diseased or crossing branch.
  • Remove any weeds from around the base of the Malus domestica (including grass).
  • Position/Aspect: In full sun, although it will tolerate partial shade.
  • Soil: Fertile, moist and well-drained soil. 
  • Hardiness: Hardy in all areas of UK.
  • Plant maintenance: Low maintenance. Regular pruning required.

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We can delivery to you anywhere in England and Wales via an overnight courier service (two days for Scotland & Ireland).

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For large trees or quantities of trees and plants

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For local deliveries

We will deliver to you in our local area and we will be pleased to arrange this with you whilst you are visiting our Nursery or via the phone. We also provide a planting service.

Planting service

We have our own installation teams to carry out planting in Southern & Eastern England. Please call us to discuss, we are always happy to provide you a quotation.