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botanical name:
Malus domestica 'Discovery'
Malus domestica 'Discovery' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Apple 'Discovery'
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 8.00m
width: 8.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
fruit colour: red & green
stem/bark: brown
main season: Autumn
edible symbol edible
medicinal symbol medicinal
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
Excellent dessert apple, juicy and crisp with a good sharp flavour. Medium sized, red-flushed fruits. Early cropping in August and September. Good disease resistance. Will not store for more than a couple of weeks.

cultivation:
Moderately fertile, well drained soil, preferably in full sun.
Harvest fruit in October.
Size depends on the grafting rootstock.
Self fertile, pollination group C.

propagation:
By grafting.

other notes:
Originated in Essex, Uk, in 1949.

RHS AGM

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