Late season eating apples


Gardening skill

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Suitable for beginners11
Average29
Some needed2

Fruit tree categories

Apple trees42
Apricot trees2
Asian pear trees2
Cherry trees6
Hazel trees2
Japanese Plums1
Medlar trees1
Nectarine trees3
Peach trees1
Pear trees12
Plum trees13
Quince trees1
Walnut trees2

Stock availabilitytop


Tree form


1-year28
2-year6
2-year bush-trained21
Patio-trained10
Half standard14
Standard 1.75m12
Cordon8
Fan-trained7
Espalier-trained8
Spindle-bush3

Supplied as


Bare-root35
Pot-grown23

Height after 10 years


Small (dwarf)15
Medium (semi-dwarf)13
Large (semi-vigorous)33
Full-size (standard)12

Rootstock


M1164
M2512
M2613
M2711
M912
MM10632

Usingtop


Picking season

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Very early2
Early6
Mid16
Late37
Very late5

Keeping

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Does not keep
1-3 days
1 week1
2-3 weeks7
1-2 months16
3 months or more18

Uses


Good for eating fresh42
Good for cooking15
Good for juice15
Good for cider3

Cooking result


Puree2
Textured puree
Keeps shape7

Growingtop


Planting position


Full sun essential2
Full sun preferred38
Tolerates partial shade1
Tolerates north-facing shade

Flowering group

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1
24
321
416
5
6

Self-fertility

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Self-fertile4
Partially self-fertile7
Not self-fertile31

Ploidy

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Diploid32
Triploid9
Other1

Pollinating others

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Good4
Average26
Poor12

Vigour

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Weak growing5
Slightly small2
Average growth26
Slightly large3
Large4
Very large1

Precocity

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Precocious5
Slow to start bearing2

Cropping


Heavy15
Good20
Light6

Fruit bearing

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Spur-bearer36
Free-spurring
Partial tip-bearer5
Tip-bearer

Fruit persistence

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Normal ripening28
Fruit drops when ripe
Ripens over a period2
Persistent1

Bearing regularity

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Regular32
Biennial tendency7

Climatetop


Blossom frost-resistance

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Good resistance8
Some resistance2
Susceptible1

Can be grown in


Temperate climates40
Mild / damp climates12
Warm climates10

Disease resistancetop


General resistance

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Good15
Average18
Poor3

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 resistant5
Some resistance11
Neutral
Some susceptibility13
Very susceptible1

Mildew

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Very resistant2
Some resistance7
Neutral
Some susceptibility7
Very susceptible

Silverleaf

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Very resistant
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Fruit identificationtop


Country of origin


Australia1
Canada2
France 2
Germany 2
New Zealand2
Switzerland1
United Kingdom28
United States4

Period of origin


1500 - 1549
1550 - 1599
1600 - 1649
1650 - 1699
1700 - 17493
1750 - 17994
1800 - 18495
1850 - 18995
1900 - 19498
1950 - 199911
20006

Fruit colour


Crimson1
Green2
Green / Yellow2
Orange / Red9
Orange flush15
Red5
Red / Green1
Russet4
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 £18.95 to £31.95
    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 £18.95 to £31.95
    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 £19.50 to £32.95
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees

    Ballerina Samba®

    One of the best-flavoured Ballerina minarette-type apple varieties.  compare
    From £18.95 to £31.50
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking | Juice 
  • 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 £18.95 to £37.95
    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 £18.95 to £55.95
    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
    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 £27.95
    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 £18.95 to £55.95
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Cornish Aromatic Apple trees

    Cornish Aromatic

    An attractive late-season apple from Cornwall, with a good aromatic flavour.  compare
    From £19.50
    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 £19.50
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • 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 £19.50
    Flowering: 4partly self-fertile
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking | Juice 
  • Apple trees

    Eden®

    A new dual-purpose apple which has a naturally non-browning flesh, ideal for salads.  compare
    From £28.45 to £32.95
    Flowering: 2
    Pick: 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 £18.95 to £55.95
    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 £18.95 to £32.45
    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 £18.95 to £31.50
    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 £18.95 to £55.95
    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 £18.95 to £31.50
    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 £18.95 to £55.95
    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 £19.50 to £32.95
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Idared Apple trees

    Idared

    Idared is a popular American late-season apple variety, notable for its excellent keeping qualities.  compare
    From £19.50
    Flowering: 2
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Jonagold Apple trees

    Jonagold

    Jonagold is a high quality American apple, with a good balanced sweet/sharp flavor.  compare
    From £18.95 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 £31.50
    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 £18.95
    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 £18.95 to £55.95
    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 £18.95 to £31.95
    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
    From £31.95
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees

    Lady Henniker

    A well-regarded Victorian dual-purpose apple, easy to grow.  compare
    From £31.95
    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 £18.95 to £55.95
    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 £18.95 to £37.95
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • 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 £18.95
    Flowering: 4(triploid)
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Pinova Apple trees

    Pinova®

    An attractive disease-resistant dessert apple, capable of producing good clean fruit without chemical sprays.  compare
    From £27.95
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • 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 £18.95 to £31.95
    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 £18.95
    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 £18.95 to £55.95
    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 £18.95 to £31.95
    Flowering: 3(triploid)
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Rubinette Rosso Apple trees

    Rubinette Rosso  Best seller

    Considered by many to be the best-tasting apple ever, Rubinette has a lovely balanced sweet / sharp flavour.  compare
    From £19.50
    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 £18.95 to £55.95
    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 £18.95 to £55.95
    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 £19.50 to £55.95
    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 £31.95
    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 £31.50
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating