Apple 'D'Arcy Spice' Malus domestica 'D'Arcy Spice' (D)
'D'Arcy Spice' is a light-cropping, late-season, dessert apple requiring lots of autumn sunshine to develop its sweet, spicy flavour. It is in pollination group 4, partially tip-bearing and erratic to crop. The fruit is green, flushed with red, sometimes purple, and with extensive, fine russetting
About this plant
apple 'D'Arcy Spice'
Malus domestica 'Baddow Pippin'
Prune according to chosen training method, often twice a year; see apple pruning
Loam, Sand, SoilClay
- Suitable locations
City & Courtyard Gardens Patio & Container Plants Cottage & Informal Garden
Propagate by grafting in midwinter or budding in late summer. Fruit grown from pips will not resemble the parent
May be affected by aphids, woolly aphid, fruit tree red spider mite, codling moth and other caterpillars
Average resistance to common apple diseases: apple canker, apple scab, and powdery mildews. Apples are also susceptible to brown rot, honey fungus and blossom wilt