GEMINI APPLE Malus x 'Jeffcoutts'
Hardiness / Exposure: Zone 2 / Sun
Height: 16 feet
Spread: 13 feet
Fruit Size: 7-8 cm
Fruit Colour: Red over pale yellow.
Harvest: Late August
Uses: Gemini is a hardy variety that produce large, sweet, crisp fruit. The fruit are excellent for fresh eating and cooking.
Pollinator Required: Requires a different variety of Crabapple, Apple, Ornamental Crabapple or Applecrab within approximately 150 feet to pollinate and produce fruit.
-Dig a hole 2-3 times the root ball width and same depth as root ball.
-Carefully remove plastic pot and cut through any circling roots.
-Position root ball in center of hole and ensure the tree is standing up straight. If necessary, tip root ball to ensure tree is standing straight.
-Partially backfill hole with loamy soil, tamp with your heel to remove air pockets from the soil, water to settle soil, then finish backfilling hole. Avoid using heavy clay-based soil.
-Remove tags and labels.
-Water soil well at planting time and throughout the summer.