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Malus (Apple) domestica 'Discovery'

Common Name: Apple 'Discovery'
Plant Family: Rosaceae
Plant Type: Hardy Tree

An excellent dessert apple ripening early in August-September, will store for a few weeks. Fairly compact so good for smaller gardens. Pollination group 3, plant near another group 2,3 or 4 group Apple. Half-standard

This item must be collected from our nursery or delivered locally by our own transport as it is too large to ship via courier.

Malus (Apple) domestica 'Discovery'

RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes
Season of Interest:  Spring to autumn
Bee and Butterfly:  Bee
Sun or Shade:  Sun
Height:  tall (over 12 feet)
Minimum temperature:  Hardy
Position/Situation:  Sheltered
Planting Style:  Orchard
Suggested Use:  Kitchen Garden
Flower Colour:  White
Berries or Fruit:  Yes
Habit/Shape:  Tree
Evergreen:  No
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  Neutral soil
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Occasionally Affected
Cooking Use:  Dessert


1 in stock  

1 in stock

Price:  £45.00

Mainland UK  £8.50 -£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1 through to IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value £35) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10 We only send plants & seeds to UK locations (excl. Northern Ireland) Sorry we cannot ship to any other Country due to British Plant Health regulations on the export of plants post Brexit. There are no exceptions unfortunately  


See our delivery information page for details

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.

Goes well with
Malus (Apple) domestica 'Cox's Self Fertile'

Malus (Apple) domestica 'Cox's Self Fertile'£30.00

Apple 'Self Fertile Cox'

Dessert (eating) Apple. A form of the popular variety, with superior quality fruit with a sweet flavour, ripens in October and keeps into January.

Bush Form.


Malus x robusta 'Red Sentinel'

Malus x robusta 'Red Sentinel'£35.00

Crab Apple

A medium size tree, useful for its blossom, which will pollinate other apples and attracts bees. The attractive cherry-sized deep red fruit can persist into the winter for birds to enjoy, but you can pick some to make into delicious jellies and jams. Also acts as a pollinator for any early flowering Apple. Half-standard.