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Apple trees
Blenheim Orange

Blenheim Orange is a classic English dual-purpose apple, useful for dessert and culinary purposes.
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Growing


Apple trees
Blenheim Orange
Gardening skillExperienced
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Flowering group3
Pollinating othersPoor
Fruit bearingPartial tip-bearer
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
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Using


Apple trees
Blenheim Orange
Picking seasonLate
Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
CroppingGood
Food usesEating fresh
Culinary
Dual purpose
Flavour style (apples)Sharper
Cooking resultPuree
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Problems


Apple trees
Blenheim Orange
Disease resistanceAverage
ScabSome resistance
CankerVery resistant
MildewSome resistance
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Identification


Apple trees
Blenheim Orange
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1700 - 1749
Fruit colourOrange flush
AwardsRHS AGM (current)
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