Apple 'George Neal' Malus domestica 'George Neal' (C)

apple 'George Neal'


'George Neal' is a culinary or dessert cultivar in pollination group 2. Produces a good, regular crop of apples; skin greenish-yellow flushed orange and red. Brisk eating apple; sweet and with a delicate taste when cooked. Striking, deep pink blossom. Season of use from late August to September

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      apple 'George Neal'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      4-8 metres

    • Spread

      4-8 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun, Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    Regular pruning is required - see apple pruning; spur bearing

  • 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

  • microbeDiseases

    Can be affected by apple scab, apple canker, powdery mildews and honey fungus