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botanical name:
Malus domestica 'Pixie'
Malus domestica 'Pixie' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Orchard Apple
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 8.00m
width: 8.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
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
Dessert apple producing small red-flushed crisp and juicy fruits of excellent flavour, similar to a 'Cox's Orange Pippin' which is believed to be one of its parents.

Moderately fertile, well drained soil, preferably in full sun.
Harvest fruit in October.
Size depends on the grafting rootstock, this variety grow well on a dwarfing rootstock.
Pollination group E, self-sterile
Fairly disease resistant.

By grafting.

Good variety for domestic garden use, but the fruits are rather too small for commercial planting.

other notes:
Originated in Surrey, UK, 1947


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