Late season eating apples


Gardening skill

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Suitable for beginners11
Average32
Some needed2

Fruit tree categories

Almond trees1
Apple trees45
Apricot trees2
Cherry trees6
Hazel trees3
Japanese Plums1
Medlar trees1
Nectarine trees3
Peach trees2
Pear trees14
Plum trees14
Quince trees1
Walnut trees2

Stock availabilitytop


Tree form


1-year37
2-year3
2-year bush-trained22
Patio-trained13
Half standard14
Standard 1.75m11
Cordon11
Fan-trained12
Espalier-trained13
Spindle-bush1

Supplied as


Bare-root39
Pot-grown23

Height after 10 years


Small (dwarf)18
Medium (semi-dwarf)18
Large (semi-vigorous)35
Full-size (standard)12

Rootstock


M1166
M2512
M2618
M2713
M916
MM10635

Usingtop


Picking season

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Very early3
Early6
Mid17
Late39
Very late6

Keeping

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Does not keep
1-3 days
1 week1
2-3 weeks6
1-2 months18
3 months or more20

Uses


Good for eating fresh45
Good for cooking16
Good for juice16
Good for cider3

Cooking result


Puree2
Textured puree
Keeps shape9

Growingtop


Planting position


Full sun essential2
Full sun preferred41
Tolerates partial shade1
Tolerates north-facing shade

Flowering group

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1
22
324
417
5
61

Self-fertility

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Self-fertile4
Partially self-fertile7
Not self-fertile34

Ploidy

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Diploid33
Triploid11
Other1

Pollinating others

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Good4
Average28
Poor13

Vigour

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Weak growing5
Slightly small1
Average growth29
Slightly large3
Large5
Very large1

Precocity

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Precocious4
Slow to start bearing2

Cropping


Heavy14
Good24
Light6

Fruit bearing

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Spur-bearer37
Free-spurring
Partial tip-bearer6
Tip-bearer1

Fruit persistence

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Normal ripening30
Fruit drops when ripe
Ripens over a period1
Persistent

Bearing regularity

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Regular35
Biennial tendency8

Climatetop


Blossom frost-resistance

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Good resistance8
Some resistance1
Susceptible1

Can be grown in


Temperate climates44
Mild / damp climates14
Warm climates10

Disease resistancetop


General resistance

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Good19
Average17
Poor4

Suitable for organic

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Organic / no-spray culture9

Canker

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Very resistant1
Some resistance5
Neutral
Some susceptibility4
Very susceptible

Scab

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Very resistant8
Some resistance12
Neutral
Some susceptibility13
Very susceptible1

Mildew

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Very resistant3
Some resistance8
Neutral
Some susceptibility5
Very susceptible

Silverleaf

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Very resistant
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Fruit identificationtop


Country of origin


Australia1
Canada1
France 3
Germany 1
Japan1
New Zealand2
Switzerland1
United Kingdom32
United States3

Period of origin


1500 - 1549
1550 - 1599
1600 - 16491
1650 - 1699
1700 - 17493
1750 - 17994
1800 - 18498
1850 - 18996
1900 - 19498
1950 - 19999
20006

Fruit colour


Crimson1
Green3
Green / Yellow2
Orange / Red8
Orange flush19
Red4
Russet5
Yellow / Red1

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Late season eating apples

  • Apple trees
    Adams' Pearmain Apple trees

    Adams' Pearmain

    Adams' Pearmain is a popular Victorian-era English apple with a distinctive 'pearmain' shape.  compare
    From £18.45 to £30.95
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Ashmead's Kernel Apple trees

    Ashmead's Kernel

    A versatile English 17th century russet apple, Ashmead's Kernel is noted for its distinctive pear-like flavour.  compare
    From £18.45 to £55.00
    Flowering: 4(triploid)
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice | Cider
  • Apple trees
    Ballerina Flamenco Apple trees

    Ballerina Flamenco®

    A ballerina-style apple tree which grows as columnar minarette.  compare
    From £18.95 to £31.45
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees

    Ballerina Samba®

    One of the best-flavoured Ballerina minarette-type apple varieties.  compare
    From £18.45 to £30.95
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Barnack Beauty Apple trees

    Barnack Beauty

    A handsome traditional English apple from the village of Barnack near Stamford.  compare
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Blenheim Orange Apple trees

    Blenheim Orange

    Blenheim Orange is a classic English dual-purpose apple, useful for dessert and culinary purposes.  compare
    From £18.45 to £35.95
    Flowering: 3(triploid)
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Braeburn Apple trees

    Braeburn

    Braeburn is one of the best-flavoured supermarket apple varieties.  compare
    From £18.45 to £55.00
    Flowering: 4self-fertile
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Bright Future Apple trees

    Bright Future  Best seller

    An excellent late-season English apple with a very good sweet/sharp flavour and crisp hard flesh.  compare
    From £18.45
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Chivers Delight Apple trees

    Chivers Delight

    Chivers Delight is an under-rated Cox-style apple from Cambridgeshire. Crisp and sweet.  compare
    From £18.45 to £26.95
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Christmas Pippin Apple trees

    Christmas Pippin®  Best seller

    Christmas Pippin is a new high-yielding Cox-style apple, discovered as a chance seedling tree.  compare
    From £18.45 to £55.00
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Claygate Pearmain Apple trees

    Claygate Pearmain

    Claygate Pearmain is a popular English dessert apple of the Victorian era.  compare
    Flowering: 4(triploid)
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Cornish Aromatic Apple trees

    Cornish Aromatic

    An attractive late-season apple from Cornwall, with a good aromatic flavour.  compare
    From £18.95
    Flowering: 2
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Cornish Gilliflower Apple trees

    Cornish Gilliflower

    Cornish Gilliflower is a popular English eating apple with an excellent sweet aromatic flavour.  compare
    From £18.95
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Court Pendu Plat Apple trees

    Court Pendu Plat

    Court Pendu Plant is a traditional French apple with a pronounced aromatic pear-drop flavor.  compare
    Flowering: 6
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Crispin (Mutsu) Apple trees

    Crispin (Mutsu)

    Crispin (or Mutsu) is a high quality apple from Japan, with a good flavour, and also sharp enough for cooking.  compare
    Flowering: 3(triploid)
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    D'Arcy Spice Apple trees

    D'Arcy Spice

    An old English apple variety, yet with a unique flavour and many unusual qualities.  compare
    From £18.95
    Flowering: 4partly self-fertile
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Egremont Russet Apple trees

    Egremont Russet  Best seller

    Egremont Russet is the most popular English russet variety, and a good apple tree for the garden.  compare
    From £18.45 to £55.00
    Flowering: 2partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Fiesta Apple trees

    Fiesta®  Best seller

    Fiesta (or Red Pippin) is one of the best Cox-style apples, easy to grow, with a good aromatic flavour.  compare
    From £18.45 to £55.00
    Flowering: 3partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Galloway Pippin Apple trees

    Galloway Pippin

    A traditional Scottish cooking apple which keeps its shape when cooked.  compare
    From £18.45 to £30.95
    Flowering: 3(triploid)
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Golden Delicious Apple trees

    Golden Delicious

    The flavour of home-grown Golden Delicious is far better than its supermarket reputation.  compare
    From £18.45 to £55.00
    Flowering: 4partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Granny Smith Apple trees

    Granny Smith

    Granny Smith is the world-famous green apple from Australia, a good choice for warmer apple-growing regions.  compare
    From £18.45 to £30.95
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Herefordshire Russet Apple trees

    Herefordshire Russet

    Herefordshire Russet is a modern russet apple variety, with an excellent strong Cox-like flavour.  compare
    From £18.45 to £55.00
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Honeycrisp Apple trees

    Honeycrisp  Best seller

    Honeycrisp is an American cold-hardy disease-resistant apple - it shows just how good modern apples have become.  compare
    From £18.95 to £31.45
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Jonagold Apple trees

    Jonagold

    Jonagold is a high quality American apple, with a good balanced sweet/sharp flavor.  compare
    From £18.45 to £27.95
    Flowering: 4(triploid)
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking | Juice | Cider
  • Apple trees

    Jumbo

    A dual-purpose apple, named for the exceptionally large size of its fruits.  compare
    From £30.95
    Flowering: 3(triploid)
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Jupiter Apple trees

    Jupiter

    Jupiter is a popular Cox-style apple with a slightly stronger flavour.  compare
    From £18.45
    Flowering: 3(triploid)
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Kidd's Orange Red Apple trees

    Kidd's Orange Red  Best seller

    Kidd's Orange Red is one of the best Cox-style apples, aromatic, sweet, and easy to grow.  compare
    From £18.45 to £55.00
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    King of the Pippins Apple trees

    King of the Pippins

    A popular and versatile dual-purpose apple, widely grown in the Victorian era.  compare
    From £18.45 to £29.95
    Flowering: 4partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking | Juice | Cider
  • Apple trees
    King's Acre Pippin Apple trees

    King's Acre Pippin

    A traditional late-season English apple with a robust flavour.  compare
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees

    Lady Henniker

    A well-regarded Victorian dual-purpose apple, easy to grow.  compare
    From £18.45
    Flowering: 4(triploid)
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Laxton's Superb Apple trees

    Laxton's Superb

    Laxton's Superb is a deservedly popular English late-season dessert apple from the Victorian era.  compare
    From £18.45 to £55.00
    Flowering: 4partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Little Pax Apple trees

    Little PaxTM

    A new English apple variety, recently discovered on the Isle of Wight - but its appearance and flavour hark back to the Victorian era.  compare
    From £18.45 to £35.95
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Lord Hindlip Apple trees

    Lord Hindlip

    A late-Victorian era English apple, and one of the longest-keepers.  compare
    From £29.95
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Orleans Reinette Apple trees

    Orleans Reinette

    Orleans Reinette is a traditional French apple variety, and remains popular for its old-fashioned flavour.  compare
    From £18.45
    Flowering: 4(triploid)
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Pitmaston Pine Apple Apple trees

    Pitmaston Pine Apple

    A small English 18th century apple with a distinctive fruity pineapple-like flavour.  compare
    From £18.45 to £29.95
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Pixie Apple trees

    Pixie

    Pixie produces lots of small Cox-style apples, easy to grow and keep well.  compare
    From £18.45
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Red Falstaff Apple trees

    Red Falstaff®  Best seller

    Red Falstaff is one of the best garden apple trees, heavy crops, easy to grow, and very juicy.  compare
    From £18.45 to £55.00
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Ribston Pippin Apple trees

    Ribston Pippin

    A handsome English apple from the 18th century.  compare
    From £18.45 to £29.95
    Flowering: 3(triploid)
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Rosemary Russet Apple trees

    Rosemary Russet

    A classic English russet apple, but not as well known as its Victorian contemporaries.  compare
    From £18.45
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Rubinette Apple trees

    Rubinette  Best seller

    Considered by many to be the best-tasting apple ever, Rubinette has a lovely balanced sweet / sharp flavour.  compare
    From £18.95
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Spartan Apple trees

    Spartan

    Spartan produces lots of crimson maroon apples, crunchy, sweet, easy to grow, delicate "vinous" flavour.  compare
    From £18.45 to £55.00
    Flowering: 3partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Sunset Apple trees

    Sunset  Best seller

    Sunset is a popular garden alternative to Cox, easier to grow, with a sweet aromatic flavour.  compare
    From £18.45 to £55.00
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Tickled Pink Apple trees

    Tickled Pink®

    A new red-fleshed apple variety, with attractive crimson blossom, also known as Baya® Marisa.  compare
    From £18.95 to £55.00
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    William Crump Apple trees

    William Crump

    A little-known high quality English apple, related to Cox and Worcester Pearmain.  compare
    From £18.45 to £29.95
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Winter Gem Apple trees

    Winter Gem

    Winter Gem is a late-season apple variety with a very good aromatic flavour.  compare
    From £26.95 to £30.95
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating