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Summer 2022We are now accepting pre-orders for delivery from September onwards for pot-grown trees and December onwards for bare-rooted trees.
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Coul Blush apple trees

Malus domestica
Coul Blush is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
Coul Blush is an early-season dual-purpose apple from Scotland.

Coul Blush apple trees for sale


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 £50.50
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
    Out of stock
    Please try next season


  • BR11-year bare-root tree MM106 rootstock £29.50
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
Next deliveries

Pre-order now for delivery from September onwards for pot grown trees or December for bare-root trees and mixed orders.

Delivery charges

Delivery for a single tree starts at £9.95. It is calculated when you add trees to your basket, based on your postcode.

Coul Blush is an early-season dual-purpose apple, with a yellow skin, flushed orange.

The cream-coloured flesh is fairly soft, with a sweeter flavour than you might expect for a summer apple.

For cooking, pick slightly earlier. It cooks to a fluffy puree.

The apples can be kept in the fridge for 4-6 weeks.

How to grow

Coul Blush is a vigorous and disease resistant tree, but a poor pollinator of other varieties.

Advice on fruit tree pollination.


Coul Blush was raised in the 1820s by Sir George Mackenzie at Coul House in Ross-shire.

Coul Blush characteristics


  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group2
  • Pollinating othersPoor
  • PloidyTriploid
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climatesMild damp climates
  • WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators


  • Picking monthAugust
  • Picking seasonEarly
  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
  • Food usesEating freshCulinaryDual purpose
  • Flavour style (apples)Sweet/Sharp
  • Cooking resultPuree


  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin1800 - 1849
  • Flesh colourCream
  • Fruit colourOrange flushYellow / Orange
  • Fruit sizeAverage

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