Dwarf Apple - Granny Smith

Malus domestica

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The Dwarf Granny Smith apple tree has a tart-tangy, crisp flavour and bright green skin. One of the best apples for eating out of hand and a very good cooking apple because of its ability to retain flavour. Perform best in cooler regions.
Other Names: Malus pumila

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Specifications of Dwarf Apple - Granny Smith

Preferred Climate Warm Temperate, Cool TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From GraftedLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate 2 compatible plants (Pollination Required)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes, Yes (Often below -2)

Amount of leaves in Winter? No Leaves (Deciduous)

Suitability in Pots Yes

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Fruiting/Harvest Months March, April, May

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Dwarf Apple - Granny Smith Reviews & Tips

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Aaron Siemienow1
★★★★ 2y ago

GEROGERY, NSW, Australia

Will get to sample the fruit this year. no issues so far.

★★★★ 4y ago

BEAUMONT, NSW, Australia

Cooking and cross pollination.

Dimity Cottage1
★★★★ 4y ago


Just love the fruit of the Granny Smith

Doicee 1
★★★★ 4y ago


I prefer eating this over a pink lady apple any day. Not only they're more juicier but their flesh has a better texture with more of a crisp crunch. We ended up purchasing this after we found out that one of our fruit trees wasn't a green apple tree b...

★★★★★ 5y ago


I bought the book "Growing Apples in the Tropics" by Kevin Hauser from Kufflel Creek Nursery where he advocates that it is   possible to obtain decent apple crops from varieties that have chill hours above those accepted as low chill varieties and tha...

Loves Fruit Trees
★★★★ 5y ago


Granny Smiths are old fashioned I know. Did you hear they are a great companion for Pink Ladies and Pinkabelle? It's true. They are crisp and tangy for fruit salads and also give a pleasing twist to a home made Vege Juice with Carrot and Celery. You ca...

★★ 6y ago


Dwarf Granny Smith Apple. I want it for its cooking apples and as a pollinator. So far its growth has indeed been moderate however it is still in a small pot. One point of concern is upward curling leaves. hasn't affected the fruit set as I just today ...

★★ 6y ago


Great pollinator for other varities.Raising as a Stepover apple

★★★ 9y ago

sydney, nsw, australia

hasnt fruited yet

★★★ 10y ago

Riverstone, NSW, Australia

I planted it because its an iconic australian apple as well as it makes great apple pies!

★★★ 10y ago

Lane Cove West, NSW, Australia

Training to form a Horizontal Palmette with central cordon (espalier)

★★★ 11y ago

Rathmines, NSW, Australia

has flowered each year but pinkabelle I had died during winter so granny did not have a pollinator.  A new apple tree has sprung up where the pinkabelle was - hopefully another pinkabelle but did not flower this year (it's first year), but for some ...

★★★★★ 11y ago

Upper Ferntree Gully, VIC, Australia

Kept to 2.5 metres high by summer & winter pruning, if it is a dwarf it's the tallest in the world!A lovely, hardy, prolific tree, it produced a fabulous crop two years after it was planted.  It grows vigorously in Spring and Summer, so we keep it pru...

★★★ 11y ago

Warner, QLD, Australia

Not having any luck growing any of the tropical apples

★★★ 11y ago

Mentone, VIC, Australia

Another victim of the Extreme hot weather - now just a stick....

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