Apple 'Winston' Malus domestica 'Winston' (D)

apple 'Winston'


A dessert cultivar in pollination group 4. Suitable for northerly, colder, higher rainfall areas. Apples are greenish-yellow flushed red; aromatic and rich. Good, regular crops are produced but the fruit can be rather small. Keeps very well with a season of use from December to April

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      apple 'Winston'

  • 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

  • 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 winter moth caterpillars are the main pests on edible apples

  • microbeDiseases

    Very good resistance to apple scab, apple canker and powdery mildews. Can be affected by blossom wilt and honey fungus