Apple 'Red Windsor' Malus domestica 'Red Windsor' (D)


'Red Windsor' is perfect for smaller gardens; heavy crops of deep red fruits, ready to eat in September, which keep for up to a month. Crisp juicy flesh with aromatic flavour. Happy grown in a large pot; good resistance to many common diseases. Flowers have some frost resistance at blossom time. Pollination Group 2; partially self-fertile

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      apple 'Red Windsor'

    • Common names

      Malus domestica 'Red Alkmene', Malus domestica 'Sweet Lilibet'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      1.5-2.5 metres

    • Spread

      1.5-2.5 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

  • 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. Fruit grown from pips will not resemble the parent

  • insectPests

    May be susceptible to 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

    Generally disease-free