|Variety||Type||Description||Root- stocks||GRP||Picking time||Keeps until|
|Adam’s Pearmain||Des||Well-flavoured apple – nutty, aromatic.
Keeps well. A trouble-free variety. Golden yellow skin largely covered crimson
red. Herefordshire variety.
|Maiden 106,25; Bush 106; Container 106||B||Oct||March|
|Annie Elizabeth||Cul||Moderately acid, red and green.||Maiden 26;||D||mid Oct||April/ May|
|Ashmead’s Kernel||Des||A Gloucestershire yellowish-green apple
with brown russet. Yellow flesh with crisp acid flavour. Good scab resistance
and keeping qualities.
|Maiden 106,25; Bush 106; Container 106||E||mid Oct||Feb|
|Blenheim Orange||Des||An old favourite. Golden coloured striped
dull red with a brown russet.
|Maiden 106,26; Bush 106; Container 106||CT||early Oct||Jan|
|Bountiful||Cul||A good alternative to Bramley. Skin
pale green striped with orange red. A trouble-free variety. Heavy cropper.
|Maiden 106,26; Bush 106; Container 106||C||late Sept||Jan|
|Bramley||Cul||The most well-known cooker. Large fruits
with yellow green skin colour. A vigorous grower.
|Maiden 106; Bush 106; Container 106||CT||mid Oct||March|
|Cevaal||De||Red Cox like apple with good flavour.||Maiden 111||C||Sept||Nov|
|Charles Ross||Des||Good-looking large dual-purpose apple.
Yellow green flushed orange red. Scab-resistant. Sweet-flavoured eater that
|Maiden 106,26; Bush 106; Container 106||C||mid Sept||Dec|
|Cox’s Orange Pippin||Des||A most popular eating apple. Golden
flushed orange red with patches of brown russet. Very good flavour.
|Maiden 106; Bush 106; Container 106||C||Oct||Jan|
|Discovery||Des||Very good early eater. Bright yellow
base otherwise crimson. Good pollinator. Disease-resistant.
|Maiden 106,25,26; Bush 9; Container
|C||Aug||Does not keep|
|Egremont Russet||Des||Most popular russet. Golden skin with
large areas of brown russet. Crisp flavour, nutty and sweet. Good pollinator.
A trouble-free variety.
|Maiden 106,111,25; Bush 9; Container
|Ellison’s Orange||Des||Green yellow skin flushed over red.
Scab resistant. Juicy fruits with a hint of aniseed.
|Maiden 106,25; Bush 106; Container 106||D||Sept||Oct|
|Falstaff (R)||Des||A modern variety with much to recommend
it. Good flavoured green fruits striped red. Disease-resistant, good pollinator,
|Maiden 106,111; Bush 106; Container
|Greensleeves (R)||Des||Juicy, crisp, pale green apple.||Maiden 111||C||mid Sept||Nov|
|James Grieve||Des||Well known Scottish variety. Medium-large
yellow fruit striped with orange. Good variety for difficult situations.
Hardy. Good pollinator.
|Maiden 106,26; Bush 26; Container 106||C||Sept||Oct|
|Jonagold||Des||A modern variety. Excellent fruit quality,
flavoursome, crisp and juicy. Green yellow skin, flushed and mottled red.
|Maiden 106; Bush 106; Container 106||CT||mid Oct||Feb|
|Katy||Des||An early apple producing good regular
yields of bright red fruits. Trouble free variety and good pollinator.
|Maiden 25,26; Bush 106; Container 106||C||Sept||Oct|
|Lord Lambourne||Des||Regular heavy cropping apple. Flushed
and striped red over green/yellow base. Sweet, juicy and aromatic. Compact
grower, good for small gardens.
|Maiden 106,25; Container 106||B||Sept||Nov|
|Pitmaston Pineapple||Des||Flavoursome, small golden apple.||Maiden 26||C||Sept||Nov|
|Rosemary Russet||Des||A good russet with a sweet yet sour
flavour. Juicy. Skin green/yellow striped orange, partly covered with russet.
|Maiden 106; Container 106||C||late Sept||March|
|Spartan||Des||Smooth-skinned dark red apple with white
juicy flesh. Trouble free-variety and good pollinator.
|Maiden 106; Container 106||C||early Oct||Jan|
|Sunset||Des||Similar to Cox but more disease-resistant.
Heavy regular crops of smallish apples with golden skin striped red with
small patches of russet. Very good garden apple.
|Maiden 106; Container 106||C||late Sept||Dec|
|Early Windsor||Des||Yellow skin flushed red. Self-fertile,
|Bush 106,9; Container 106||C||early Sept||Nov|
|Rev W Wilks||Cul||Sweet, pale green with some red.||Maiden 106||B|
|Winston||Des||A late apple with green yellow skin
flushed red. Good resistance to disease. Excellent keeper. Partly self-fertile.
|Maiden 106; Bush 106; Container 106||D||mid Oct||April|
|Worcester Pearmain||Dessert||Fruit almost completely flushed brilliant
red. Tip bearer. Reliable cropper. Good pollinator. Allow fruit to ripen
fully on tree.
|Maiden 106,26; Bush 106,9; Container
|R = Registered under Plant Breeders Rights
T = Triploid variety requiring two pollination partners
(Information supplied by Walcot Organic Nursery)