Apple 'John Downie' Malus 'John Downie' (C)

apple 'John Downie'


'John Downie' is a vigorous small deciduous tree with an ovoid crown and profuse white flowers opening from pink buds. Fruits abundant, ovoid, 3cm in length, bright red and orange-yellow

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      apple 'John Downie'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      8-12 metres

    • Spread

      4-8 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun, Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    group 1

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

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

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by chip budding in late summer. Grafting can be carried out in midwinter

  • insectPests

    Aphids, woolly aphid, fruit tree red spider mite and caterpillars may be a problem

  • microbeDiseases

    May be affected by apple scab, apple canker, blossom wilt, honey fungus and powdery mildews