MiApple Farm

Heritage apple tree growers and suppliers
80 Joyce Lane, Mia Mia, Victoria, Australia
Contact: Phone (613) or (03) 9701 3066
Email :- See the Contact Page
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WE HAVE A NURSERY FULL OF HERITAGE APPLE AND PEAR TREES FOR SALE AND WILL HAVE A FRIDGE FULL OF SCIONS TO SELL IN AUGUST

 CLICK HERE FOR OUR 2017 STOCKLIST OF TREES & SCIONS ESTIMATE

WE MAKE EVERY EFFORT TO ENSURE OUR TREES AND SCIONS ARE TRUE TO THE PUBLISHED INTERNATIONAL DESCRIPTION BY PHOTOGRAPHING AND MATCHING OUR OWN TREES AS THEY PRODUCE FRUIT.
WE ONLY SELL VARIETIES THAT MATCH OR ARE CLOSELY SIMILAR TO PUBLISHED DESCRIPTION - We still have a hundred varieties in our collection that are as yet unconfirmed and are not as yet for sale
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PRICES:

APPLE TREES FOR BARE ROOT DELIVERY IN JULY to SEPTEMBER 2017 are $30.00 each (Plus postage & packing - see orders page).

APPLE TREES IN POTS ARE AVAILABLE ANY TIME (Victoria pickup) at $30.00 each - they should be planted when dormant in July.

FOR NEW GRAFT APPLE TREES - ORDER IN MAY FOR (Victorian) DELIVERY IN POTS IN SEPTEMBER 2017 at $25 each. New graft trees are delicate and could be damaged in transit.

APPLE SCIONS (CUTTINGS) WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR SHIPMENT IN AUGUST AT $4 FOR EACH 4 BUD SCION plus A SELECTION AND LABELLING CHARGE OF $2 FOR EACH VARIETY Our scions are usually about as thick and as long as a new pencil and treated with a mild fungicide.

Due to quarantine we do NOT ship to Tasmania and WA.

We choose not to be registered for GST and GST is NOT included in our prices.

Most apples are grafted on to MM111 or MM793 (drought resistant 80% size) rootstocks, MM102 (45% dwarf) or on M26 (40% dwarf) rootstocks. Afew are on GrannySmith Pip rootstocks (Full size)

Click on to our stock list below for stocks held - subject to change constantly.

Guarantee? While every effort is made to obtain grafting material from reputable suppliers, we cannot absolutely guarantee cultivars will be true to description.

CLICK HERE TO SEE OUR 2017 STOCKLIST(Trees & Est.Scions )


FOR DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF APPLE VARIETIES IN OUR COLLECTION -  Select the APPLES box at the top of this page.


WILL YOUR SELECTED TREE PRODUCE FRUIT?

The cultivar you select will only produce fruit if it has another apple tree nearby that is in the same flowering group unless it is self polinating.

A triploid variety does not produce viable pollen and it cannot fertilise other trees nearby - it also needs another tree to fertilise it.

Popular varieties for general cross polination are Jonathan and Sturmer Pippin - both are in flowering group 3. They will not cross polinate flowering groups 2, 4 or 5 and other cross polinators with a suitable flowering time will need selection.

You need adequate chilling hours in the winter to promote flowers and then suitable weather for the bees to do their polinating work at flowering time.

Apple growers in the Northern states should select only low chill apple varieties if they want flowers and fruit.

ENGLISH TREE GROUP.
The old English favourite Cox's Orange Pippin is not self fertilising, Bramley Seedling is a triploid (pollen not viable) so with these two trees alone
in your yard only the Bramley will produce fruit. With another variety of suitable flowering time all three trees will produce..

SUGGESTED ALL SEASON APPLE GROUP - If you want to be picking apples all season

A Gravenstein with a Lord Nelson to fertilise it will produce Gravenstein apples in January/February. Because Gravenstein is a triploid a third cross polinator is needed for all three trees to produce fruit.

Next perhaps a Gala or Royal Gala with Opalescent to fertilise it to produce apples with flavour in March.

Consider Red Fuji and Golden Delicious for picking in April.

Granny Smith and Pink Lady for late April and into May.

Sturmer Pippin and Lady Williams for late picking - with Sturmer tasting better after June after a few weeks shelf life.

HERITAGE APPLES FROM PARTICULAR COUNTRIES
Have a look at the listing on the DATABASE page.
Where known the country of origin is listed with each variety.

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