Malus domestica REDLOVE® 'ERA'®

Malus domestica REDLOVE®
Malus domestica REDLOVE® 'ERA'®
apple tree - medium late
SIZE/TYPE small tree
USUAL HEIGHT 2.5-3.5m
USUAL WIDTH 2-3m
LEAVES deciduous broadleaf
COLOUR OF LEAVES +multicoloured:green a burgundy red
FLOWERS showy
COLOUR OF FLOWERS pink
BLOOMING TIME April - May
LOCATION full sun
USDA zone (lowest) 5   (down to -29°C)
WINTER PROTECTION  
FOR ZONE 5+6 Code of winter protection zone 5+6
FOR ZONE 7 Code of winter protection zone 7
BELONGS TO CATEGORIES Fruit trees
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Burkhard Gesenzer family from Switzerland have been involved in breeding fruit trees and shrubs ever since late 19th century, around 1889. Lubera® trademark was initiated by Markus Kobelt from the third generation of this family, and offers a wide range of quality and extraordinary fruit varieties which have either unique taste or colour, disease resistance or reliable fruiting, or possibly all of this together.

Era® is an apple tree from REDLOVE® series with red flesh. Era® has evenly balanced sweet and sour taste with a tiny bit of tartness, all in all a very refreshing apple that can be eaten off the tree or stored by about late December. The skin is deep red all over and the flesh is dark ruby red with some white marbling. Flowers are quite large, deep pastel pink. Leaves emerge dark burgundy red and mature to deep green with burgundy red shades. It has a weak, rather slow growth, no need for pruning. Heavy cropper.

Apple trees like medium fertile, well-drained soil and full sun. They cannot grow in compacted, heavy clay or water-logged soil. Being self-sterile it needs another pollinator for heavy crop, such as Fuji, Gala, Golden Delicious, Golden Reinette, Granny Smith, James Grieve + Red, Kent, Melrose, Opal, Pinova, Rajka, Rubinette, Spartan, Starking a Topaz. Hardy to min. -29°C (USDA zone 5) and suitable for all regions including colder ones.

Last update 15-10-2016
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GLOSSARY
  • STANDARD QUALITY - Plants of this group are 1st class quality with number of branches and overall density adequate to their size and age, considering they were container grown.
  • DE LUXE QUALITY - This label guarantees a luxurious quality of manually selected plants that, compared to their height and age, are exceptionally dense and beautiful.
  • EXTRA - These plants are usually mature and bigger specimens with exceptional overall appearance.
  • STANDARD (as described in the plant form) means a tree with a trunk of 190-210 cm and a crown at the top, unless specified differently. The commercial size for trees is their girth measured in the height of 1m from ground.
  • HOBBY - These plants are of the same quality as our standard-quality plants but younger and therefore cheaper.
  • SHRUB - a woody plant with branches growing bushy from the ground level.
  • HALF-STANDARD or MINI-STANDARD - a small tree with shorter trunk, its size is usually specified.
  • FEATHERED - These are trees with branches growing already from the base of the trunk and up along the stem.
  • GRASSES and PERENNIALS - Sizes given usually read the diameter of the pot or the clump, as specified.
LARGE PLANTS over 150 cmspecimens, screening and hedging shrubs

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