Apple 'D'Arcy Spice' Malus domestica 'D'Arcy Spice' (D)

apple 'D'Arcy Spice'


'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

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      apple 'D'Arcy Spice'

    • Common names

      Malus domestica 'Baddow Pippin'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      4-8 metres

    • Spread

      4-8 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    Prune according to chosen training method, often twice a year; see apple pruning

  • bambooSoil

    Loam, Sand, SoilClay

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      City & Courtyard Gardens Patio & Container Plants Cottage & Informal Garden

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by grafting in midwinter or budding in late summer. Fruit grown from pips will not resemble the parent

  • insectPests

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

  • microbeDiseases

    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