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Hidden Rose® apple trees

Malus domestica
Hidden Rose is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators

Hidden Rose is named for the surprising pink flesh concealed behind the plain green skin.

It is one of the best flavoured of the American red-fleshed apple varieties, and (perhaps no coincidence) also one of the latest ripening. It can be stored for a few months too.

 

Hidden Rose apple trees for sale

Pot-grown

All pot-grown trees are suitable for planting out in the garden, some are suitable for growing in containers.

  • PG12-year 11.5L pot-grown tree M27 rootstock £43.00
    Very small tree (< 1.7m after 10 years)
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  • PG22-year bush-trained 12L pot-grown tree M26 rootstock £42.50
    Medium tree (2m-3m after 10 years)
  • PG32-year bush-trained 12L pot-grown tree MM106 rootstock £42.00
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree M26 rootstock £25.95
    Medium tree (2m-3m after 10 years)
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  • BR21-year bare-root tree MM106 rootstock £25.95
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
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Next deliveries

Order now for delivery from October 2021 for pot grown trees or December onwards for bare-root trees. Mixed pot grown and bare-root trees orders will be sent out from December onwards.

History

Hidden Rose was named in 2001, but was discovered in the 1960s growing as a seedling tree near Airlie in Oregon, USA. It is still widely known by its original name - Airlie Red Flesh.

Hidden Rose characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group2
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
  • Climate suitabilityMild damp climates
  • WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators

Using

  • Picking monthOctober
  • Picking seasonLate
  • CroppingLight
  • Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
  • Food usesCulinaryJuice
  • Flavour style (apples)Sharper
  • Juice styleSharper

Problems

  • Disease resistancePoor

Identification

  • Country of originUnited States
  • Period of origin1950 - 1999
  • Flesh colourPink / Red
  • Fruit colourGreen
  • Fruit sizeAverage

Similar varieties

  • See also Rosette
    Rosette
    Probably the best-flavoured of the pink-fleshed apple varieties, and produces lovely pink juice.
  • Surprize
    An unusual new apple variety with a unique combination of orange skin and pink flesh.
  • See also Tickled Pink
    Tickled Pink
    A new red-fleshed apple variety, with attractive crimson blossom, also known as Baya® Marisa.