Summer 2024Pre-orders are now open. Deliveries will begin again in September for pot grown trees and December for bare-rooted or mixed tree orders.
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Queen of the RealmTM apple trees

Malus domestica
Queen of the Realm
  • Picking season: Late
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 3
A new apple variety, released in 2022 to celebrate the Queen's platinum jubilee.

Queen of the Realm 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 £58.25
    Large tree (3m-5m after 10 years)

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree MM106 rootstock £34.95
    Large tree (3m-5m after 10 years)
Pre-ordering

You can pre-order now, deliveries start in September.

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.

Queen of the Realm is a new apple variety, released in 2022 by the Frank P. Matthews nursery, to celebrate the Queen's platinum jubilee. It is a pretty apple, with a dark-red skin dotted with white lenticels.

The apples ripen in mid-September and are best eaten straight from the tree. The flesh is crisp and juicy.

Queen of the Realm characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group3
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climatesMild damp climates

Using

  • Picking seasonLate
  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping (of fruit)2-3 weeks
  • Food usesEating freshJuice

Problems

  • Disease resistanceAverage

Identification

  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin2000
  • Fruit colourRed - dark
  • Flesh colourWhite