Fruit characteristics: The Red Lady apple is a low chill apple variety that is suitable for the subtropics . It is an early fruiting variety with white flesh that is sweet crunchy and has a skin that is red over yellow in colour. It is a very prolific producer. Great for lunch boxes.
Blossoms: Pink buds and bloom as white flowers in Spring.
Pollination Information: Requires cross pollination with a suitable early flowering apple. (please note your apple tree will be sold with the correct pollinator for your variety, unless you order a single graft apple tree).
Preferred Climate: 'ALL Climate' apple (Low Chill) that is suitable for the subtropics.
Chill Hours: >300hrs
Can they grow in pots? Yes; we recommend planting your Fruit Salad Tree in pots starting in size of around 40 cm in diameter (see our care instructions for more information).
Height: When planted in the ground our multi-grafted Apple Fruit Salad Trees will grow to approximately 2.5 metres.
pH Range: 6.5-7.3
Frost: As spring temperatures often fluctuate it is always good to think about protecting your blossoms from frost.
Fruiting Season: February - March
Did you know? Apple trees look great grown along a trellis (also known as espalier). They benefit from being positioned against a north or west facing wall.