Growing Calendar for Crab Apple Jelly King - Apple Tree
Delivery: Early December to Late May
Crab Apple Jelly King is aimed particularly for people who want to use Crab Apples for cooking purposes, such as for jelly.
The beautiful orange-pink fruits make jelly the same colour. Jelly King is more than just a jelly variety, it is in fact a brilliant all-rounder apple.
Then beautiful white flowers are produced in abundance, they provide an intense and very long lasting display in spring.
Many of the apples stay on the tree even into winter which is good news for hungry garden birds, to see them through the harsher months before going back to eating garden pests like caterpillars in spring.
Forms a compact tree which is covered with white blossom in the spring attracting a wealth of beneficial bees to you plot.
Flowering Group: FG3
Years until fruiting from planting: 2
Age of tree at despatch: 2
Height at full growth: 4m/13ft
Most of our trees are delivered as bare rooted specimens with approximate height of: 3.5ft - 5ft / 105cm - 140cm depending on the variety.
In order to ensure a good pollination pick fruit trees from within the same or from adjacent flowering groups.
We may prune your tree before it arrives to your door. We do this to encourage your tree to branch freely which makes them better looking and more productive.
Very poor condition I doubt it will survive despite a lot of tlc
Looks fine so far. Just beginning to blossom
This is an excellenty variety and produces well from the second year on
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Our products are all grown with the utmost care and to high standards of quality. We regularly check our nursery stock to determine exactly when they will be at the optimum time for despatch.
We despatch our fresh, nursery-grown live plants (including vegetables, trees and flowers) when they are at a stage of growth ready for you, the customer, to plant on at home.
The delivery period shown on your order confirmation indicates when you can expect to receive your order and we will endeavour to despatch your plants in this period within 7-14 days.
Please note – due to increased courier costs beyond our control, delivery charges to all non-UK Mainland addresses including Scottish Highlands & Islands may be subject to a postage surcharge.
Please call our Customer Service Team on 0344 573 8400 for further information.