Green Apple

Granny Smith

Fruit characteristics: Granny Smith is a large, solid green apple with feint white spots called lenticels on its skin. It is very crisp with a sharp tart flavour. It is very versatile, commonly used in baking and roasting. Served slightly chilled, it can also be very refreshing, and works well in salads. A famous all-purpose apple.

Blossoms: Pink buds and bloom as white flowers in Spring.

Pollination Information: Partially self pollinating but recommend cross pollination with a suitable 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: Cold Climate but is suitable for cooler and arid subtropical areas as well.

Chill Hours: 400-600 hours

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 - April

Did you know? Granny Smith is the most famous Australian apple variety. Found by Maria Smith as a chance seedling in a compost pile in the 1860's. 

Climate Suitability

Good news, there is an Apple Fruit Salad Tree suitable for all Australian Climates.

To check your climate and find out if your area is suitable for All Climate Apple Varieties or Cold Climate Apple varieties, click on our Climate Map.

In general, Tropical / Warm / Temperate climates can grow All Climate varieties of Apples. Cold climates can grow both Cold Climate and All Climate Apple Varieties. See your Climate zone map for area specific details.

Welcome to Fruit Salad Trees!

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