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Fruit tree comparison - Reverend W. Wilks
Apple trees

Reverend W. Wilks

A widely-grown and well-regarded English cooking apple.  Remove this variety from the comparison

Growing

Gardening skill?Average
CroppingGood
Fertility?Self-fertile
Flowering group?2
Pollinating others?Average
Ploidy?Diploid
Vigour?Slightly small
Precocity?Precocious
Bearing regularity?Biennial tendency
Fruit bearing?Spur-bearer

Using

Picking season?Early
Use / keeping?2-3 weeks
Flavour quality?Good
Flavour styleSweet/Sharp
Cooking resultPuree

Looking after

Overall disease resistance?Good

Identification

Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Fruit colourGreen / Red
Blossom colourWhite
Leaf colourGreen