A. E. Roberts logo

Apple - Katy

A 20th century Swedish mid-season variety, particularly suitable for colder northern areas. An excellent pollinator. Reliable and very heavy cropping, the deep crimson fruits are small, sweet and juicy, ideal for children.

Season: September - October

Planting Distance: 4m (13ft)

Approximate Height: 3m (10ft) after 10 years

Instances of poor pollination are nearly always caused by bad weather at blossom time, limiting the activity of insects.

This apple tree is growing on a semi-dwarf rootstock, ideal for the average garden.

Apples need a sunny site and a neutral soil to crop well, a pH of 6.5 - 7.5 is ideal.