- Taste: Tart, spicy
- Purpose: Preparation of jam
- Synonyms names: Malus Evereste, Paradise
- Decorative: Yes
- Height: from 4 to 6 m
- Crown: Wide-pyramidal, openwork, up to 5 m in diameter
- Branches: Located fan-shaped, the side branches are sprawered, with age slightly hanging, the bark of the dark gray
- Epishers: Forest at the ends
- Flowers: White with pink veins at the edges of petals, wrinkled and bent inside, up to 3-3.5 cm in diameter
- Type of growth : middle-resistant
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Many apple trees are grown not only for fruits, but also for decorating areas. Just like an apple tree Everest. It is valued just for an extraordinary appearance – but it does not mean, of course, it is not necessary to get a deep acquaintance with a purely horticultural side of culture.
Description of varieties
This plant has 2 synonyms – an apple tree Paradise and Malus Everese. The height of the tree varies from 4 to 6 m. Crown in shape resembles a wide pyramid. It is worth noting other features:
Diameter of the crown up to 5 m;
shoots with the edge at the ends;
Ophid leaves of the next type of dark green color with matte glitter;
fan location of the branches;
Speedness of lateral branches;
White, having pink flower bodies with a cross section of up to 3-3.5 cm.
Features, pros and cons
Apple tree Everest can get sick and mildew. Especially great danger in strong thickening branches. But these problems do not allow ignore the objective advantages of culture:
Excellent decorative parameters;
resistance low temperatures;
Ability to use as a pollinator for other apple trees.
Ripening and fruiting
Elerest Blossoms Everest usually falls on May. You can wait for fruit at the beginning of autumn. IMPORTANT: these fruits will fail for quite a long time. Count on the first collection can be quite soon.
According to the abundance of fruits, this variety is far ahead of the vast majority of decorative apple trees. The exact numbers, unfortunately, are not given in the available sources. However, the references to the abundant coverage of all branches are optimistic.
Fruits and their taste
Apples Everest are used primarily for cooking jam. Apply them somehow otherwise it turns out very rarely. The diameter of a single fruit is only 2-2.5 cm. They are also characteristic:
Orange-red color, with red and slightly noticeable blue strip;
rounded, a little flattened form;
Spicy taste with pronounced tartness.
Features of cultivation
Frost resistance of Everest is estimated ambiguous. There are 2 digits (-23 and -28 degrees). For cultivation of such a culture, drums are needed with moderate humidity and with the optimal content of nutrient components. It is very important that the groundwater is not approaching the surface. Preferred grades are light and open areas; weak shading is transferred, but no more.
An apple tree Everest can successfully avoid a pair infection. Landing is preferable in the spring when the soil has already managed to exhaust. The seedling in the container in the container must necessarily pour intensively. If you have to plant an apple tree into a dense soil, and there is no other choice, we use gravel drainage.
A homogeneous (according to proportions) is laid in the landing point:
conventional fertile soil;
It is very useful to attach mineral fertilizer to this mixture so that the roots germinate faster. It is also recommended to use a root-forming drug. Apple tree lined with 20-30 liters of water. Since the plant is very steadfastly tolerating the cold, there is no particular need for special warming of roots. The exception is cultivation in complex climatic conditions.
Everest calmly transfers the neighborhood with other green plants. Therefore, it can be easily planted in alley and as part of landscape compositions. Culture equally well feels in populated areas of any size. In the first year of development, an apple tree needs intensive watering, for the second year and then it is watered in the summer of times a year 10 days, and in cool weather – for the need.
There are some more important tips:
mulch the rolling circle;
in the spring to add mineral fertilizers to the soil;
In the fall, feed Everest by organichea;
Despite the resistance to fungi, preventive treatment with burgue liquid is useful.
Decorative characteristics of this variety are quite attractive. To care for such a culture will be very carefully. But the appearance will be equally good, regardless of the season. Blossom also occurs very elegant.