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Stirling Castle apple trees

Stirling Castle is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
A traditional Scottish cooker from the Victorian era, with a good sharp flavour.

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 £43.00
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
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Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree MM106 rootstock £25.95
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
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Stirling Castle characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
  • Flowering group2
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • PloidyDiploid
  • Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climatesMild damp climates
  • WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators

Using

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

Problems

  • Disease resistanceGood
  • ScabVery resistant
  • MildewSome susceptibility

Identification

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