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Botanical name: Malus domestica 'Epicure'
Other names: Apple 'Epicure', Malus domestica 'Laxton's Epicure', Malus domestica 'Epicurian'
Variety or cultivar: 'Epicure' _ 'Epicure' is an upright to spreading, dessert apple tree with pale pink flowers in spring and small, red-streaked, yellow fruit ready to harvest in late summer and early autumn.
Malus domestica 'Epicure' is: Deciduous
Flower: Pale-pink in Spring
Foliage: Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Red, Orange in Autumn
Fruit: Yellow, Flushed red in Summer; Yellow, Flushed red in Autumn
Fragrance: Flowers are scented in spring.
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Pruning: Thin fruit as required. Regular pruning required.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Budding, Grafting. REGISTER to read more...
Malus domestica 'Epicure' (Apple 'Epicure') will reach a height of 3.5m and a spread of 5m after 5-10 years.
Suggested uses: Architectural, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flavouring food and drinks
Cultivation: Plant in moderately fertile, moist, free-draining soil in full sun, although it will tolerate partial shade. Keep a clear area around the trunk of at least 60cm radius. Requires two other apples for flower pollination.
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|Soil types:||Clay, Loamy, Sandy|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Aspect:||North, South, East, West|
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