Late season dessert apple, largely self-fertile. Best in full sun and moist but well drained and fertile solis. Grafted on to MM106 root stock so will grow to about 3m in height. Red-flushed fruit that will keep in to mid-winter. Pollination group 4
Classic Victorian eating apple. Characteristic nutty favour and dry flesh. Excellent with cheese and in salad. Golden skin. Flowering group 2. Partly self fertile. MM106 rootstock. Trim after floweering in summer and perform major pruning as required in late winter. 3-4m
Developed in the Netherlands in 1973 as a cross between the varieties Ingrid Marie and Golden Delicious. Elstar is well known to be heavy cropping with fruit that develop a red flush with stripes and to keep well, and can be eaten from October to December. Flavour is sweetly intense with honey notes. Plant in full sun and fertile moist soil, Pollination group 3. Height on the MM106 root stock will be 3-4m
A savoury, juicy apple with strong acidity at first, which then mellows as the fruit matures during September. Early in the cropping season it makes a sweet cooking apple, but then subsequenly can be eaten as a dessert apple. Raised in Scotland in the 19th Century. Plant in full sun in rich soil.