Do I Need To Stake My Bare Root Tree?9 out of 10 times the answer will be no, especially if under 200cm tall. However our article on Tree Staking should help guide you.
Planting In The Corner Of A Garden Air and light is reduced in this location which could promote fungus and bacterial issues. If the corner is of the house and a fence then you also have leeching issues to contend with from cement and wood preservatives. Also when it rains, that area would experience higher water levels so we advise against it unless the plant is very hardy. 1 Year Maiden Bare Root Trees If you plant a 1 Year maiden tree and do not prune it at all, it will grow a little more upright and have more clear stem.
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Bare Root Monarch Cooking Apple TreeA popular cooking apple tree during the times when Germany tried to disguise their World Domination attempt as "just taking our guns and tanks for walk". The high sugar content means it requires less sugar than Bramley cooking apple trees so that explains the war popularity. Cooks down to a juicy puree or for those with a basic upbringing, a wet apply mush. Often found in old gardens in London and the South East although very rarely found in those gardens that have one or more old crater like depressions in the lawn. A heavy cropping cooking apple tree that will perform comparatively well in a wet area. When compared to other cooking apple trees, the Monarch is considered to be more scab resistant. A handy apple tree to have on your side if you ever organise large scale strikes.
Monarch Cooking Apple Bare Root Options ExplainedMaiden M26 Grows to 3.0m 1-2 years old, no pruning applied, grows to around 3.0 metres tall.Maiden M106 Grows to 3.5 1-2 years old, no pruning applied, grows to around 3.5 metres tall. 2 Year M26 grows 3.0m 2-3 years old, pruned to be a bush shape, grows to around 3.0 metres tall.Half Standard 2-3 years old, pruned to be a lollipop shape, grows to around 3.00 metres tall, M26 Rootstock
Feeling Confused About The Amount Of Options Available For Our Monarch Cooking Apple Tree?The average Joe/Jane will go for a 2-3 year old Bush or Half Standard on M26 or M106.
Most important informationMonth Of Fruiting: October, may keep until February once picked. Type Of Apple: CookingFertility: (C4) PARTIALLY SELF-FERTILE. Will produce cooking apples without another apple tree nearby however yields can be improved by having another apple tree in group C3, C4 or C5 nearby.See What Our Customers Are Saying About Our Bare Root Monarch Cooking Apple TreesEither we forgot to ask for a testimonial about this apple tree or everyone was too busy baking to write one.Compare All Our Bare Root Cooking Apple Trees
Bare Root Apple Tree Jargon ExplainedThe options we give you when selecting an Apple tree are made up of the following terms.
Select the root stock you desire from the list above or if you are unsure, telephone us on 0800 043 1057 or use the enquiry page.
Fruit Tree HeightsTaller does not mean more value for money. A 1 year old fruit tree can easily be substantially higher than a 2 year old, this is because they are hard pruned at 1 year old to create the desired shape. Some trees have over 100cm of height removed. They can then have another pruning at 2 years old to increase fruit growing real estate. Most fruit trees will benefit from having a third to half of the seasons new growth cut back in the Autumn to prevent long whippy branches which break easily. Age and pruning completed determine real value.