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Commonly known as Culinary apple, Dessert apple
WhiteWhite blossom, blushed pink.
Height and SpreadMM106 semi-dwarfing rootstock. 3.6m-5.6m (12ft-18ft)
FruitPlants which produce an edible or ornamental fruitDessert. Partial tip-bearer. Produces fruit on spurs along branch and at tip. Pick mid-August for use mid-August to mid-September.
Zero Rated ItemNo VAT on this plant
Hardy - very cold winterHardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
Additional FeaturesGood to knowWildlife plant - bees and other insects. Hybrid between Worcester Pearmain and Beauty of Bath. A heavy, reliable cropper.Pests & DiseasesGood disease resistance to mildew and scab.Place of originUK. 1949. Essex.
Pruning groupPruning group 1Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.
RHS group 1
Soil ConditionsFertile moist well-drained soil
Tree ShapeRounded to broadly spreading