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Stirling Castle apple trees

  • Picking season: Mid
  • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 2

Stirling Castle 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 bush-trained 12L pot-grown tree MM106 rootstock £39.50
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree MM106 rootstock £19.95
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)

Stirling Castle characteristics

Using

  • Picking monthSeptember
  • CroppingHeavy
  • Picking seasonMid
  • Keeping (of fruit)2-3 weeks
  • Flavour qualityGood
  • WildlifeRHS perfect for pollinators
  • Flavour style (apples)Sharper
  • Food usesCulinaryTraditional cooker
  • Cooking resultPuree
  • Juice styleSharper

Growing

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
  • Flowering group2
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • PloidyDiploid
  • VigourSlightly small
  • Bearing regularityRegular
  • Fruit bearingSpur-bearer

Problems

  • Disease resistanceGood
  • MildewSome susceptibility
  • ScabVery resistant

Climate

  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climatesMild damp climates
  • Cold-hardinessCold-hardy
  • Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)

Identification

  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin1800 - 1849
  • Flesh colourWhite
  • Fruit colourGreen
  • Fruit sizeLarge