Autumn 2020Order now for delivery from w/c 2nd November (pot grown) or December onwards (for bare-root).
Orange Pippin Trees UK logo

Best apple varieties for juicing and pressing

All apples can be juiced, but if you want press your own apple juice these varieties offer the best quality colour and flavour.


45 varietiesClear all
View varieties

Categories

  • 45
  • 4
  • 11
  • 15
  • 11
  • 6
  • 2
  • 1
  • 1

Form

  • 33
  • 2
  • 9
  • 4
  • 2
  • 6
  • 5
  • 2

Mature size

  • 11
  • 18
  • 29
  • 7

Rootstocks

  • 11?
  • 18?
  • 2?
  • 27?
  • 8?

Supplied as

  • 35
  • 9

Growing

Gardening skill?

  • 25
  • 18
  • 1

Self-fertility?

  • 4
  • 14
  • 26

Flowering group?

  • 7
  • 24
  • 12
  • 1

Pollinating others?

  • 6
  • 30
  • 7

Fruit bearing?

  • 36
  • 9

Climate suitability

  • 44
  • 23
  • 9

Using

Picking month

  • 3
  • 2

Picking season?

  • 1
  • 5
  • 15
  • 24

Cropping?

  • 19
  • 21
  • 3

Keeping (of fruit)?

  • 1
  • 7
  • 14
  • 10
  • 12

Food uses

  • 69
  • 38
  • 16
  • 10
  • 45
  • 8
  • 1

Flavour style (apples)

  • 11
  • 14
  • 9
  • 9
  • 1

Cooking result

  • 7
  • 2
  • 4

Juice style

  • 2
  • 4
  • 2

Cling-stone


Problems

Disease resistance?

  • 24
  • 12
  • 4

Scab?

  • 13
  • 11
  • 10
  • 2

Canker

  • 1
  • 8
  • 6
  • 1

Mildew?

  • 1
  • 13
  • 4

Bacterial canker

Silverleaf

Peach leaf curl

Fruit splitting


Identification

Country of origin

  • 2
  • 1
  • 2
  • 2
  • 1
  • 2
  • 1
  • 33
  • 1

Period of origin

  • 1
  • 1
  • 1
  • 1
  • 6
  • 6
  • 12
  • 12
  • 5

Flowering month

Flesh colour

  • 3
  • 4

Fruit colour

  • 1
  • 2
  • 2
  • 2
  • 1
  • 6
  • 10
  • 5
  • 3
  • 3
  • 1

Fruit size

  • 3
  • 2

Awards

  • 18

Varieties list

  • Apple trees

    Ashmead's Kernel

    Ashmead's Kernel apple trees
    A versatile English 17th century russet apple, Ashmead's Kernel is noted for its distinctive pear-like flavour.
    £19.95 - £59.50buy
    • Picking season: Late
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Ballerina Samba®

    One of the best-flavoured Ballerina minarette-type apple varieties.
    £20.95 - £40.50buy
    • Picking season: Late
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Bardsey

    Bardsey apple trees
    A hardy disease-resistant apple, discovered growing on an island off the west coast of Wales.
    £19.95 - £39.50buy
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 2
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Bloody Ploughman

    An old Scottish apple variety, named for the crimson-red colour of its skin and stained flesh.
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Bramley 20

    Bramley 20 apple trees
    Bramley 20 is a naturally smaller version of Bramley's Seedling (the apples are the same size though).
    £19.95 - £59.50buy
    • Picking season: Late
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Bramley's Seedling

    Bramley's Seedling apple trees
    Bramley is the essential English cooking apple, famous for its rich sharp acidity.
    £19.95 - £59.50buy
    • Picking season: Late
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Chivers Delight

    Chivers Delight apple trees
    Chivers Delight is an under-rated Cox-style apple from Cambridgeshire. Crisp and sweet.
    £19.95 - £29.95buy
    • Picking season: Late
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Court Pendu Plat

    Court Pendu Plat apple trees
    Court Pendu Plant is a traditional French apple with an aromatic pear-drop flavour.
    £19.95buy
    • Picking season: Late
    • Flowering group: 6
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Cox's Orange Pippin

    Cox's Orange Pippin apple trees
    Cox is widely acknowledged as having the best flavour of any apple variety.
    £19.95 - £59.50buy
    • Picking season: Mid
  • Apple trees

    Crispin

    Crispin apple trees
    Crispin (also known as Mutsu) is a high quality apple from Japan, with a good flavour, and also sharp enough for cooking.
    £19.95buy
    • Picking season: Late
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Devonshire Quarrenden

    Devonshire Quarrenden apple trees
    A very old English summer apple, with a vinous strawberry flavour, grown throughout the UK.
    £19.95buy
    • Picking season: Very early
    • Flowering group: 2
    • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Discovery

    Discovery apple trees
    Discovery is the definitive early-season English apple variety, makes a good fruit tree for the garden.
    £19.95 - £59.50buy
    • Picking season: Early
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Eden®

    A new dual-purpose apple which has a naturally non-browning flesh, ideal for salads and fresh apple juice.
    £20.95 - £43.00buy
    • Picking season: Late
    • Flowering group: 2
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Fiesta

    Fiesta apple trees
    Fiesta (or Red Pippin) is one of the best Cox-style apples, easy to grow, with a good aromatic flavour.
    £19.95 - £59.50buy
    • Picking season: Late
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Gala

    Gala apple trees
    Gala is popular supermarket apple - but better when home-grown, with a sweet pleasant flavour.
    £19.95 - £29.95buy
    • Picking season: Late
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Greensleeves

    Greensleeves apple trees
    Greensleeves is a reliable and popular mid-season green/yellow apple, easy to grow and productive.
    £19.95 - £29.50buy
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 2
    • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Grenadier

    Grenadier apple trees
    Grenadier is an early-season cooking apple, and one of the most foolproof apple varieties.
    £19.95 - £39.50buy
    • Picking season: Early
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Howgate Wonder

    Howgate Wonder apple trees
    Howgate Wonder is a large cooking apple which keeps well. Produces an excellent sharp juice.
    £19.95 - £34.95buy
    • Picking season: Late
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    James Grieve

    James Grieve apple trees
    James Grieve is the classic Scottish dual-purpose apple. It can be eaten fresh, and is also excellent for juicing and cooking.
    £19.95 - £59.50buy
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Jonagold

    Jonagold apple trees
    Jonagold is a high quality American apple, with a good balanced sweet/sharp flavor.
    £19.95buy
    • Picking season: Late
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Katy

    Katy apple trees
    Katy is an attractive and versatile early apple variety from Sweden, very easy to grow.
    £19.95 - £59.50buy
    • Picking season: Early
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Keswick Codlin

    Keswick Codlin apple trees
    Keswick Codlin is a popular early-season cooking apple, easy to grow, and productive in most climates.
    £19.95buy
    • Picking season: Early
    • Flowering group: 2
    • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Kidd's Orange Red

    Kidd's Orange Red apple trees
    Kidd's Orange Red is one of the best Cox-style apples, aromatic, sweet, and easy to grow.
    £19.95 - £59.50buy
    • Picking season: Late
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    King of the Pippins

    King of the Pippins apple trees
    A popular and versatile dual-purpose apple, widely grown in the Victorian era.
    £19.95 - £34.95buy
    • Picking season: Late
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Lane's Prince Albert

    Lane's Prince Albert apple trees
    A classic Victorian cooking apple. Plenty of juicy acidity and stores well.
    £19.95buy
    • Picking season: Late
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Limelight

    Limelight apple trees
    Limelight is an attractive green mid-season dessert apple, ideal for beginners.
    £19.95 - £59.50buy
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Lord Derby

    Lord Derby apple trees
    Lord Derby is a high-quality mid/late-season traditional English cooking apple, cooks to a chunky puree.
    £19.95 - £29.95buy
    • Picking season: Late
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Lord Lambourne

    Lord Lambourne apple trees
    Lord Lambourne is a popular versatile garden apple variety, with a good balance of sweet and sharp flavours.
    £19.95buy
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 2
    • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Meridian

    Meridian apple trees
    Meridian is a little known modern English apple, heavy crops, easy to grow, and excellent flavour.
    £19.95 - £39.50buy
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Peasgood's Nonsuch

    Peasgood's Nonsuch apple trees
    Peasgood Nonsuch is a highly-regarded old-fashioned English cooking apple.
    £19.95 - £29.95buy
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Pinova

    Pinova apple trees
    An attractive disease-resistant dessert apple, capable of producing good clean fruit without chemical sprays.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Pitmaston Pine Apple

    Pitmaston Pine Apple apple trees
    A small English 18th century apple with a distinctive fruity pineapple-like flavour.
    £19.95 - £29.95buy
    • Picking season: Late
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Queen Cox

    Queen Cox apple trees
    A modern self-fertile form of the renowned Cox's Orange Pippin, with arguably even better flavour.
    £19.95buy
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Rajka

    Rajka apple trees
    Rajka is a modern disease-resistant heavy-cropping apple variety with a good sweet/sharp flavour.
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Red Devil

    Red Devil apple trees
    Red Devil is a good apple variety for the UK garden, and produces a sweet red-tinted juice.
    £19.95 - £59.50buy
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Red Falstaff®

    Red Falstaff apple trees
    Red Falstaff is one of the best garden apple trees, heavy crops, easy to grow, and very juicy.
    £19.95 - £33.95buy
    • Picking season: Late
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Rosemary Russet

    Rosemary Russet apple trees
    A classic English russet apple, but not as well known as its Victorian contemporaries.
    £19.95buy
    • Picking season: Late
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    RosetteTM

    Rosette apple trees
    Probably the best-flavoured of the pink-fleshed apple varieties, and produces lovely pink juice.
    £19.95 - £60.50buy
    • Picking season: Early
    • Flowering group: 2
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Saint Edmund's Russet

    Saint Edmund's Russet apple trees
    Not as well known as other russets, St. Edmund's Russet is nevertheless one of the best.
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Saturn

    Saturn apple trees
    An attractive modern English apple, crisp flesh and an excellent flavour.
    £19.95 - £39.50buy
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Spartan

    Spartan apple trees
    Spartan produces lots of crimson maroon apples, crunchy, sweet, easy to grow, delicate "vinous" flavour.
    £19.95 - £59.50buy
    • Picking season: Late
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Sunset

    Sunset apple trees
    Sunset is a popular garden alternative to Cox, easier to grow, with a sweet aromatic flavour.
    £19.95 - £59.50buy
    • Picking season: Late
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    SurprizeTM

    An unusual new apple variety with a unique combination of orange skin and pink flesh.
    £20.95 - £45.50buy
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Tickled Pink

    Tickled Pink apple trees
    A new red-fleshed apple variety, with attractive crimson blossom, also known as Baya® Marisa.
    £20.95 - £60.50buy
    • Picking season: Late
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Tydeman's Late Orange

    Tydeman's Late Orange apple trees
    Tydeman's Late Orange is an excellent late-season Cox-style aromatic apple.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile