About This Plant

The Malus domestica ‘Discovery’ tree is a deciduous specimen known for its moderate size and ornamental appeal. Typically reaching a height of around 8 to 12 feet (2.4 to 3.7 meters), it features a rounded canopy with gracefully spreading branches. The trunk of the ‘Discovery’ apple tree is relatively slender yet sturdy, adorned with a smooth and greyish-brown bark that may develop subtle fissures and texture as the tree matures.

The Story


The leaves of Malus domestica ‘Discovery’ are medium-sized and deciduous, exhibiting a classic apple tree appearance. They are ovate to elliptical in shape with serrated edges, and showcase a vibrant green colour.


One of the trees notable characteristics is of ‘Discovery’ apples is their early maturation, making them one of the first apple varieties ready for harvesting in the late summer. These apples are often enjoyed fresh but can also be used in cooking, baking, or making apple juice.
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