Apple 'Katja' Malus domestica 'Katja' (D)

apple 'Katja'


'Katja' is an early-season, vigorous, heavy-cropping, dessert apple for picking and eating in early to mid-autumn The skin is yellow-green, prominently flushed with pinkish-red and the juicy, white flesh has a sweet, tangy flavour. It has attractive blossom, not self-fertile, in pollination group 3

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      apple 'Katja'

    • Common names

      Malus domestica

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      4-8 metres

    • Spread

      4-8 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    Prune according to chosen training method. See apple pruning

  • bambooSoil

    Loam, Sand, SoilClay

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Wall-side Borders City & Courtyard Gardens Patio & Container Plants Cottage & Informal Garden

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by grafting in midwinter or chip budding in late summer on clonal rootstock for fruit. The rootstock will largely determine the vigour of the tree

  • insectPests

    May be affected by aphids, woolly aphid, rosy apple 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