Braeburn is one of the most important commercial apple varieties, grown in all the major warm-climate apple producing areas of the world. It has a very good flavour when grown in the right conditions, and stores extremely well.
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Delivery period: Pot-grown trees can be delivered from September onwards. Bare-root trees can be delivered from mid-November onwards. Within those periods you can specify your preferred month of delivery during the checkout process. It is best to order as soon as you can to ensure items are reserved for you.
*Mature size: Height shown is the approximate height of the tree when mature (after 5-10 years), not the height when supplied. See photos of trees as supplied. Actual mature heights may vary considerably dependent on your local conditions and training and pruning regime - see our Tree Height Calculator.
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Braeburn is in flowering group 4. Braeburn is self-fertile and does not need a pollination partner, although fruiting may be improved if there is a compatible tree of a different variety nearby.
Braeburn is generally an easy variety to grow, but it needs a long growing season. It is successful in the southern UK and does very well in France and Italy. The tree will grow quite happily further north, but the apples may not ripen in a shorter growing season.
Being a commercial variety, it is well-suited to the more dwarfing rootstocks such as M9. Braeburn and most of its sports are self-fertile and do not necessarily need a pollination partner.
Discovered in New Zealand in the 1950s, possibly a seedling of Lady Hamilton. Braeburn is popularly thought to be related to Granny Smith, but the relationship - if any - has never been proven.
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All our trees are grown in the UK.