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Malus domestica 'Ambrosia'

Common Name: Apple - Ambrosia Apple tree
Malus domestica 'Ambrosia'

Self-fertile. A semi-dwarf apple tree. Tree is very upright It develops feathers, spurs and some strong branches. It is important to train the tree in its first two years to establish the fruiting area. Fruit is sweet, sub acid, crisp, juicy and aromatic. Ambrosia is a heavy bloomer.

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Characteristics & Attributes


Plant TypeBloom ColorBloom Time
FruitWhite April to early May
Fruit time: Early to mid October

Height

Spread

Hardiness
3.04-3.6m (10-12ft)3.04-3.6m (10-12ft)Full sun

Exposure

Soil Moisture

Foilage Color
Zone 3-10ModerateGreen,Orange in fall

Soil Type

Attributes
Prefers moist, organic , slightly acid, well-drained soilsResistant to Apple Scab Resistant to Apple Powdery Mildew Resistant to Fireblight Ambrosia is slow to oxidize and remains fresh and white for a long time when cut or sliced so it is excellent for salads, fruit plates etc. Ambrosia retains its shape when cooked so is beautiful in open pies or tarts.
*Attracts Butterflies
*Attracts Birds
*Attracts Bees