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Apple tree

Malus pumila, Malus domestica, Malus paradisiaca (Linnaeus) Medikus, Malus sylvestris  • 

Photo: Apple tree

Photo: Apple tree
Photo: Apple tree
Photo: Apple tree

Malus pumila (apples) belongs in the family Rosaceae, comprising also roses and some other fruit species such as raspberries, plums, and pears.

Apples are often eaten fresh but may also be used for cooking and the production of cider and vinegar. They blossom in spring.

Source: Kew Royal Botanic Gardens

Properties

Height
1 - 500 cm
Color
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Soil type
Loam
Sand
Sunlight
Full sun
PH
Neutral
Moisture
Well-drained
Moist but well-drained
Hardiness
Hardy