Malus domestica 'Charlotte'
Ballerina Apple - 12 litres
Malus domestica 'Charlotte' is the cooking apple of the Ballerina varieties, with a narrow, upright habit which makes it ideal for small gardens, allotments and even mixed borders, being ornamental both in blossom in spring and in fruit in the autumn. It produces red and green crisp, juicy apples suitable for baking, pies and sauces, ripening in September. Also pleasant a pleasant slightly tart eating apple, good in salads.
Grown on the MM106 rootstock, grows around 4m high by 60cm (13ft x 2ft). Pollination: belongs to group 3. Overlaps with varieties in groups 2, 3 and 4. Plant in rich, well-drained soil, in a sunny, sheltered site. Mulch in winter with well-rotted manure or compost. Pruning is unnecessary thanks to its naturally columnar habit.
British nursery grown.
Bee and butterfly friendly.
|Berry colour||Green, Red, Orange|
|Botanical name||Malus domestica|
|British nursery grown||Y|
|Common name||Ballerina Apple|
|Flower colour||Pink, White|
|Fruit tree form||Bush|
|Plant type||Apple Trees|
|Season of interest||Spring, Summer, Autumn|
|Time to maturity||10 - 20 years|
|Ultimate height||2.6m - 4m|
|Ultimate spread||0.6m - 1m|