Apple varieties & descriptions
Here are some apple varieties & the descriptions we stock.
Please be aware the list is not our availability. Please check with us before making a long trip, either via this website or by phone on 01544 340214.
APPLE VARIETY DESCRIPTIONS
Traditional russet with aromatic ’acid drop’ flavour. Excellent keeper. Very attractive large white blossom.
Heritage variety. Nutty taste and crumbly texture. Keeps its shape well when cooked.
Good disease resistance, easy to grow and crops well from a young age. Consistent crops of light tasting juicy fruit.
Very old and popular variety. Strong growing with exceptional sharp flavour. Stores well.
Highly recommended compact version for smaller gardens. Exceptional cooking flavour and quality. Stores well.
Good choice for beginners. Easy to grow giving large amounts of blossom and sweet honey flavoured fruit.
COX SELF FERTILE
Heavy crops of sweet aromatic juicy fruit. Very self fertile.
Crisp juicy red apples to eat straight from the tree. Good disease resistance and an early crop.
Modern dual purpose variety that is ‘non-browning’. Crisp, aromatic and sweet, excellent for juicing.
Healthy disease resistant variety. Red juicy apples which develop ‘aniseed’ flavour with storage.
Excellent garden tree. Cox like flavour and texture, very good for juicing and crops well in cooler climates.
Sweet honey flavoured and juicy. The fruit is much tastier when grown in our cooler climate.
Looks like a Russet, tastes like a Cox! Hardy with very good disease resistance. Moderately vigorous, shapely tree that sets fruit easily.
American variety bred to be cold tolerant and store well until March. Non-browning with sweet mild ‘fizzy’ flavour.
Trouble free variety producing heavy crop of enormous, sweet, juicy fruit. Keeps shape well when cooked.
Reliable crops of early dessert fruit. Excellent flavour and keeps well. Retains shape when cooked and is wonderful with cheese.
Large pale green fruit. Retains colour and shape when cooked. Refreshing aromatic and tasty. Good juicer.
Excellent garden variety. Disease resistant. Early season crop of sweet juicy red fruit. Consistently heavy yielding and a good pollinator.
Superb hardy late season dessert apple. Sweet aromatic fruit said to resemble a Cox.
Neat compact disease resistant tree. Abundant crops of crisp refreshing fruit.
Excellent all round variety. Disease resistant, high yielding and stores well until March. Juicy and aromatic with a hint of lemon.
Excellent modern garden tree. Healthy with good disease resistance and self fertile. Delicious scarlet strawberry flavoured fruit gives pink juice.
One of the best new garden varieties. Heavy cropping, frost resistant and self fertile. Very high yields of crisp juicy fruit.
Easy and reliable ideal garden variety. Very hardy, disease resistant, compact and self fertile. Fruit has Cox like flavour.
Bred specifically for our garden conditions. Self fertile, disease resistant and frost hardy. Neat trees are free flowering and produce crisp, sweet, fragrant apples best eaten straight from the tree.
Easy and disease resistant Heavy crops of juicy crisp dark red fruit. Good pollinator.
Specifically bred to be very dwarf and so is ideal in pots for the patio. Good crops of tasty red dessert fruit.
Excellent garden apple. Similar to Cox but easier and more disease resistant. Self fertile. Reliable heavy crop of crisp intensely flavoured fruit.
New variety unlike any other. Glossy orange skin and completely pink flesh. Crisp tasty fruit, good for juicing.
Beautiful new apple with ornamental red flower in spring followed by tasty bright red apples with red flesh. Disease resistant. Gives pink juice.
Unique new variety. Attractive pink blossom and early ripening red fruit with red flesh. Skin dissolves away when cooked so no need to peel. Easy to grow with good disease resistance and makes pink juice.
Highly recommended for its outstanding flavour. Strong growing tree with regular heavy crops of rich aromatic fruit.
Reliable crops of firm juicy fruit. Said to taste of strawberries.
Please find below a list of the Apple forms & uses
Please check with us before making a long trip, either via this website or by phone on 01544 340214
|APPLE VARIETIES||USES||STANDARD ROOTSTOCKS||TRAINED FORMS AVAILABLE|
|On MM106||On M27|
|Bramley 20||Cooker||M26||M27||MM106||Espalier||Fan||Step over|
|Cox Self fertile||Eater||M26||M27||MM106||Espalier||Fan||Cordon||Step over|
|Herefordshire Russet||Eater||M26||M27||MM106||Espalier||Fan||Step over|
|James Grieve||Eater||M26||M27||MM106||Espalier||Fan||Double||Step over|
|Red Devil||Eat||M26||M27||MM106||Espalier||Fan||Step over|
|Red Falstaff||Eat||M26||M27||MM106||Espalier||Fan||Double||Step over|