Apple 'Jupiter' Malus domestica 'Jupiter' (PBR) (D)

apple 'Jupiter'


'Jupiter' is a dessert cultivar in pollination group 3 and a triploid. A vigorous cultivar it is suitable for a northerly, colder, higher rainfall areas. The apple skin is greenish-yellow turning golden yellow and flushed orange-red. Fruit has a cox-like flavour, but sharper and heavy crops are produced. Can become biennial-fruiting if allowed to over-crop; fruit can be irregular shape and heavily russetted. Season of use is from late October to January

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      apple 'Jupiter'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      4-8 metres

    • Spread

      4-8 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun, Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    apples according to age and training form; spur bearer

  • 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 vigour 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, blossom wilt and honey fungus