23 January, 2022 seen 16A couple days ago I introduced you with first sprouts in our garden. Today allow me to show first apple tree blossoms from our apple orchard. Apple orchard in mid-May 2016 Apple tree blossom
Recently I introduced my dear readers with Edward The Brush cutter, today allow me to introduce you with a new sort of an apple tree we planted in our rural house as part of home remodeling works.
Meet Doch Melbi / Daughter Melbi or Дочь Мелбы (In Russian). Bought at Kuldīga market from the tree nursery Bētras (Latvia).
Digging a hole for planting an apple tree
Planted at the end of April 2016.
About Daughter Melbi (Дочь Мелбы)
- Vigorous tree. Starts fruiting in 3-4 years. High resistance to frost. Resistance to scab - medium. Yield, early appearance of fruit variety.
- Ripening time - mid-August
- Weight 100-130gr fruit. Yellowish-white surface with bright striped blush
- Storing 1 month
- Flesh is white, juicy, flavorful medium density. Excellent sweet-sour taste