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Malus domestica 'Falstaff' (Apple 'Falstaff')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
8m
Max height
8m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Malus domestica 'Falstaff'

Other names

Apple 'Falstaff'

Genus

Malus Malus

Variety or Cultivar

'Falstaff' _ 'Falstaff' is an apple tree with pale-pink flowers in spring and sweet dessert apples in Autumn.


Malus domestica 'Falstaff' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers are scented in spring

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Pale-pink in Spring

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Red, Orange in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Woolly aphid , Red spider mite (box and other) , Codling moth , Fruit tree red spider mite , Mussel scale Aphids , Caterpillars , Woolly aphid , Red spider mite (box and other) , Codling moth , Fruit tree red spider mite , Mussel scale

Diseases

No particular resistance or susceptibility to diseases.

Apple and pear canker , Apple scab , Sooty blotch and fly speck of apples Apple and pear canker , Apple scab , Sooty blotch and fly speck of apples

General care

Pruning

Suitable for all training forms. Thin fruit as required.

Propagation methods

Budding, Grafting


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Where to grow

Malus domestica 'Falstaff' (Apple 'Falstaff') will reach a height of 8m and a spread of 8m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, City, Cottage/Informal, Containers

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.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Malus domestica 'Falstaff'

Other names

Apple 'Falstaff'

Genus

Malus Malus

Variety or Cultivar

'Falstaff' _ 'Falstaff' is an apple tree with pale-pink flowers in spring and sweet dessert apples in Autumn.

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers are scented in spring

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Pale-pink in Spring

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Red, Orange in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Woolly aphid , Red spider mite (box and other) , Codling moth , Fruit tree red spider mite , Mussel scale

Diseases

No particular resistance or susceptibility to diseases.

Specific diseases

Apple and pear canker , Apple scab , Sooty blotch and fly speck of apples

General care

Pruning

Suitable for all training forms. Thin fruit as required.

Propagation methods

Budding, Grafting


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Malus domestica 'Falstaff' (Apple 'Falstaff') will reach a height of 8m and a spread of 8m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, City, Cottage/Informal, Containers

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.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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