Apple 'Charles Ross' Malus domestica 'Charles Ross' (C/d)

apple 'Charles Ross'

ABOUT

'Charles Ross' is a dual purpose cultivar in pollination group 3. It is partly self-fertile but crops better with a pollination partner. The flowers are pure white, and the large, conical fruit are sweet, juicy, firm and lightly aromatic. The skin colour is greenish-yellow flushed and striped with red, with some russetting. Season of use September to December

Plant Info
Care
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family

      Rosaceae

    • Synonyms

      apple 'Charles Ross'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type

      Deciduous

    • Height

      4-8 metres

    • Spread

      4-8 metres

    • Hardiness zones

      H6

  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    apples according to age and training form; spur bearer

  • bambooSoil

    Loam, Sand, SoilClay

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Wall-side Borders Cottage & Informal Garden

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by chip budding or grafting onto a clonal rootstock for fruit. The rootstock used will largely determine the size of the tree

  • insectPests

    Aphids, woolly aphid, rosy apple aphid, fruit tree red spider mite, mussel scale, codling moth and caterpillars are the main pests on edible apples; susceptible to capsid bug

  • microbeDiseases

    May be affected by apple canker and powdery mildews. Susceptible to honey fungus. Shows some resistance to apple scab