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Welsh Apple Trees

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Stock List - Cooking Apples

For information with regards to PG - pollination groups and selecting a suitable rootstock for your tree please see our Guide to Rootstocks & Pollination Groups. If you require any help or advice with regards to any aspect of selecting a tree or trees such as matching pollination groups or choosing a variety suited to your site please do not hesitate to contact us.Most of the varieties are available on both M25 and MM106 rootstocks.

When selecting a tree or trees you may also like to consider when apples from your tree will be ready for harvest.
Early - Fruit is ready for harvesting August - September
Mid - Fruit is ready harvesting September - October
Late - Fruit is ready for harvesting October - November

Some varieties can be stored for some time after picking and some of these (dual purpose varieties in particular) actually improve their flavour after storage.

Varieties that are particularly hardy are marked as Hardy Variety.

Cooking Apples Description Uses Early/
Mid/
Late
PG Other
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Blenheim Orange Dates to 1740, Oxford. A vigorous variety, apples are orange flushed with coarse textured flesh and a rich aromatic flavour, a nice eating apple but is considered to be very good for cooking. Eat/Cook Mid 3 Excellent cooker
Bloody Butcher Old Irish variety. Large deep red flushed cooking apples with firm juicy white flesh with a tart flavour, it's juice is also popular with small scale cider makers for cider making. Cook/Cider Early Irish variety
Bramley Original Dates to 1809, Nottinghamshire. Bramley Original trees have been propagated from cuttings from the original tree. This famous cooking apple keeps it's 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 image description
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
Golden Pippin Dates to 1629. Golden skin with a speckle of russet. It's small apples have a rich, sweet flavour with a hint of lemon. Great for baking and makes a lovely jelly. Cook Mid 3 Lovely for Jelly
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
Lady of the Lake Scottish variety originating from Grange, 1958. Red striped green eating apples with firm, crisp white flesh and a sweet flavour. Cook Late 2 Scottish variety
Lass O’Gowrie Scottish variety dating back to 1833. Yellow skinned cooking apples with a slight red flush/stripes. Flesh is crisp and juicy with a delicate sweet flavour. Keeps it's shape when cooked. Cook Early Scottish variety
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
Machen An attractive red cooking apple originating from Chepstow in Wales. Cook Early 3 image description
Monmouth Green A Welsh, dual purpose green and yellow apple dating to early 1800s, grows well at higher altitudes. Hardy variety. Disease resistant Eat/Cook Late 3 image description
Peasgoods Nonsuch Dates to 1850s. Huge pale green/red striped, juicy apples that also cook to a sweet puree. The biggest eating apple! Stores until December. Hardy Variety. Eat/Cook Mid 3 Huge apples!
Scotch Bridget Scottish variety dating back to 1851. Ribbed fruit with cream, crisp flesh and sub acid flavour. Stores until December. Cook Mid 3 Scottish variety