More About 'Melba'
- Malus domestica 'Melba'
- Pale pink to white flowers
- Medium-sized apple, bright red with yellow-green stripes
- Crisp and juicy flesh with a sweet and sour taste
- Recommended for eating fresh or baking
- Stores poorly
- Bloom Time: Spring
- Ripens: Mid-August
Melba Apple Growing and Maintenance Tips
Needs another apple cultivar or flowering crab in the neighbourhood for pollination and subsequent fruit production. Typically available in rootstocks E.M. 26 (dwarf) and M.M.106 (semi-dwarf), and sometimes E.M.7 (very dwarf). Ultimate height and width of apple and other fruit trees depends on the pruning and production program.
Average to Dry Soils