Apple 'Chivers Delight' Malus domestica 'Chivers Delight' (D)

apple 'Chivers Delight'


'Chivers Delight' is a late-season dessert apple with crisp, juicy flesh and a sweet, well-balanced flavour. It produces a good crop of red-flushed, yellow fruit on a tree of average vigour, ready to pick in mid-autumn and storing to mid-winter. It is self sterile; pollination group 4

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      apple 'Chivers Delight'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      4-8 metres

    • Spread

      4-8 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    Prune according to chosen training method. See apple pruning

  • bambooSoil

    Loam, Sand, SoilClay

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

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  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by chip budding or grafting onto a clonal rootstock for fruit. The rootstock used will largely determine the vigour of the tree. Fruit grown from pips will not resemble the parent

  • insectPests

    May be affected by aphids, including woolly aphid and rosy apple aphid, fruit tree red spider mite, codling moth and other caterpillars

  • microbeDiseases

    Average resistance to apple scab and powdery mildews, susceptible to apple canker. Apples are also susceptible to brown rot, honey fungus and blossom wilt