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Welsh Apple Trees

01558 650 925
Specialist Mail Order Fruit Tree Nursery

All of our one year apple trees have been reserved this year. We do have the following fruit trees and two year apple trees available, these are too big to be posted so are only available for collection from the nursery. You are welcome to contact us at liz@welshappletrees.com or call us on 01558 650 925 for further information on any of our trees, for orchard planning advice and any other queries.
 

How to Order

Prices:

One year trees: SOLD OUT
Two year trees: (limited no. available) £15.00
Pear, Plum, Damson & Cherry trees: £15.00

Apple Trees Description Uses E/M/L PG Other
Information
Bramley Original Dates to 1809, Nottinghamshire. Bramley Original trees have been propagated from cuttings from the original tree. This famous cooking apple keeps its shape well when cooked for excellent pies! The apples also are great for juicing. Cook Late 3  
Brith Mawr Dual purpose mid season cooking apple originating from Newport, Wales. Once a popular variety in South Wales. Cook Mid 3  
Catshead Dating to 1600s is one of the UK’s oldest known cooking apples, produces large green/yellow fruit with distinctive “catshead” shape. Cook Mid 3 Stores until January
Charles Ross Dates from 1800s. A sweet flavoured eating apple that also cooks well. Stores until December. Eat/Cook Mid 3 Hardy variety
Cissy/Monmouth Beauty Originates from Newport in Wales. Dates to the early 1800s. Red flushed eating apples have sweet and firm flesh with a rich aroma. Eat Early 3  
Court Pendu Plat A late season variety, good for frost prone areas because of it’s particularly late blossom. Thought to originate in in France around (or before) 1613. Apples are flushed deep orange/red, are firm fleshed and juicy with a sweet and aromatic, fruity flavour. A good keeping apple that retains it’s sweet flavour. Eat Late 3 Stores well
Devonshire Quarrenden Dates to 1670s, Devon. Popular in the Victorian times, a lovely crimson eating apple with a sweet berry like flavour, crisp and juicy flesh. Is also good for juicing and makes a delicious pink tinged juice. Apples are best eaten fresh from the tree. Eat/Juice Early 1 Pink juice
Discovery Raised in 1949 in Essex. Crisp and juicy deep red flushed apples with a sweet flavour and hint of strawberry. A very nice early cropping variety, the fruits are best eaten fresh from the tree. Eat/Juice Early 3 Disease resistant
Dufflin Apples with a high sugar content, good for bulking out and blending cider. Cider Mid 3 Sweet
Ellisons Orange Raised in Lincolnshire in 1904. Striped red juicy apples with a rich flavour, a good alternative to the Cox’s Orange Pippin. A nice eater that also juices well. Eat/Juice Mid 4 Cox like flavour
Frederick Dates to 1800s, Deep red striped flush over green skinned apples. great for cooking and jelly making in particular. Also good for a full sharp cider. Fullsharp variety Cider Mid 3 Fullsharp
George Cave Raised in Essex, 1923. A very early cropping eating apple. Apples are red flushed, juicy and sweet with a strong sharp flavour. Apples are best eaten fresh from the tree. Eat Early 1 Hardy variety
Partially self fertile
Gennet Moyle A very old cider variety possibly dating back to the 1500s. Yellow skinned apples have a slight russet, produces a sweet juice for cider making Cider/Cook Mid 1 Sweet
Herefordshire Redstreak Dating back to 1600s, Herefordshire. Considered at one time to be one of the best and most important cider varieties, the fruit is pale yellow skinned with abundant streaks of red. Can produce a high alcoholic cider with a natural red colour.Bittersharp variety. Cider Mid 3 Bittersharp
Isaac Newtons Tree Variety dates back to 1629. Propagated from cuttings from a Flower of Kent apple tree (thought to have inspired his theory of gravitation) in Isaac Newton’s garden. Large green, red striped fruit cook to a tasty puree. Cook Mid 3  
James Grieve Crisp and juicy, early cropping red and green striped apples with an excellent flavour. Eat Early 3 Self fertile
Kidd’s Orange Red Raised in New Zealand, 1924 and received the RHS Award of Merit in 1932. Pretty pink blossom in the spring is followed by bright red flushed apples. The fruits have firm, crisp flesh, are sweet and juicy with a rich aromatic flavour. An excellent eating apple, especially for anyone who enjoys Cox apples. Great for juicing too. Eat/Juice Late 3 Cox like flavour
King of the Pippins Dates to 1770s. A really versatile variety. Orange/red flush on greenish yellow skinned apples. Firm, crisp and juicy fruit keep their shape when cooked. A nice eating apple and also produces a good bittersweet cider, good for blending. Eat/Cook/Cider Mid 3 Bittersweet
Lemon Pippin Large pale yellow fruit with a strong lemon aroma. Sweet and firm, good for eating – great for jelly and tarts. Eat/Cook Mid 4 Stores until March
Major Originates from Devon, dates to 1900s. A once popular cider variety in traditional cider orchards, is now making a comeback. A vigorous variety with red striped apples that produce a good bittersweet juice for cider making. Cider Early 3 Bittersweet
Michelin Originated from France, 1872. A reliable, heavy cropping cider variety. Pale green/yellow fruits produce a medium bittersweet juice ideal for blending and bulking out cider. Cider Mid 3 Bittersweet
Millers Seedling Sweet, crisp and juicy apples. Red flush on cream skin, best eaten straight from the tree Eat Early 3  
Orleans Reinette Originates from France 1776. Received an Award of Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1921. Fruit are fine textured and juicy with a rich flavour, stores well. Eat Late 4 Stores well
Pig Aderyn Sweet and juicy apples good for eating but also make an excellent single variety cider. Originating from Wales. Eat/Cider Mid 2  
Pren Glas Eating apple originating from the grounds of an ancient monastery at St. Dogmaels in Wales. Eat Mid 3  
St. Edmund's Pippin Dating back to 1875, St Edmund’s. Golden/orange russet apples with juicy, sweet, pale cream flesh and a rich aromatic flavour. A good eating apple it’s rich juice is also popular for making cider. Also known as St Edmund’s Russet. Eat/Juice/Cider Mid 3 Russet
Hardy variety
Slack Ma Girdle Originates from Devon, Somerset. Green/yellow apples have a bright red flush, can be eaten fresh from the tree or more often it’s sweet juice can be blended to make cider. Cider Mid 3 Sweet
Sweet Merlin Originates from Cornwall. Large, deep red flushed apples with firm, sweet scented flesh. A lovely eating apple, juice is also good for making cider. Eat/Juice/Cider Mid 2  
Yarlington Mill Originates from Yarlington, Somerset where it was found growing near a water mill in the 1900s. A late season, vigorous variety with deep red flushed apples produces a medium bittersweet cider with a good, vintage flavour. A very popular cider variety. Cider Late 5 Bittersweet

Fruit Trees Description
Beth Pear An excellent early cropping garden variety with sweet and juicy flesh and melting texture. A good cropper. PG 3
Morello Cherry Reliable cropper. Large, deep red cherries with a tart flavour. Excellent for cooking and bottling. A hardy variety. Self fertile
Shropshire Prune Damson Old English variety. A very reliable cropping damson with a great flavour, can be eaten from the tree or made into preserves, we use most of ours for Damson Gin! Self fertile
Yellow Pershore Also known as the Yellow Egg, an early cropping variety. The pretty yellow fruits can be eaten fresh from the tree and are also great for cooking and bottling. Self fertile
Warwickshire Drooper Early cropping variety, yellow fruits are juicy and are great for eating and cooking. Can also be used to make Plum Jerkum a drink said to "leave the head clear while paralyzing the legs". Reliable cropper Self fertile