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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
description:
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.

cultivation:
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.

propagation:
By grafting.

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

other notes:
Originated in Surrey, UK, 1947

RHS AGM

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