Malus domestica 'Ambrosia'
Common Name: Apple - Ambrosia Apple tree
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 Type||Bloom Color||Bloom Time||Fruit||White||April to early May|
Fruit time: Early to mid October
|3.04-3.6m (10-12ft)||3.04-3.6m (10-12ft)||Full sun|
|Zone 3-10||Moderate||Green,Orange in fall|
|Prefers moist, organic , slightly acid, well-drained soils||Resistant 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. |