Malus 'Hyde Hall Spire'
Description: An upright small tree with pink to white flowers on stiff ascending branches. Noted also for the fruit which are large and bright green turning yellow turning yellow in later autumn.
Uses: Narrow shape makes it useful as an accent plant or for the smaller garden with limited space.
Climate/Position: Full sun or partial shade
Height/Spread: 5 metres x 3 metres
Soil Requirements: Any fertile well drained soil.
Pruning: Little pruning required. On young plants then smaller branches may be pruned to ensure good upright shape is maintained.
Special Requirements: For best fruiting results then plant other Malus nearby ( or check if the neighbour has a Malus tree!) to ensure good pollination. This results in regular and more prolific fruiting.
Additional Interest: Raised at Hyde Hall, Essex, The RHS regional garden.