This Limelight apple tree is grown on miniature M27 stock. M27 is a rootstock that produces the smallest tree of all; maturing to around 180cm’s in height and width, this tree is ideal for a container or small garden, courtyard or allotment. It should be staked if in a windy or open position. Crops can exceed 20ibs per tree when established and this rootstock is quite precocious, often yielding the year following planting.
Limelight is a very good new English Apple tree that is regarded as the ‘perfect’ garden Apple tree. Well worth considering for your planting requirements, especially for small gardens.
Limelight miniature Apple tree – Season:
This variety can be picked in late September and eaten until late November.
Limelight - appearance:
Although not highly coloured this is an attractive apple with a very clean and shiny appearance and luminous chartreuse green/yellow colouring throughout.
Limelight apple trees – flavour:
Sweet but refreshingly juicy and crisp.
A dessert apple primarily but may also be cooked with.
Cropping & Growth
A naturally small and productive tree that is easy to grow and low maintenance, needs less pruning than some. Frost and disease resistant.
Limelight - Pollination: This variety is self fertile so ideal for the one tree garden. It is in the ‘B’ pollination group and is a good pollinator for other varieties within that group.