Apple

Apple 'Worcester Pearmain'

Apple - Apple  'Worcester Pearmain'

Common Name: Apple
Genus: Apple
Cultivar: 'Worcester Pearmain'

Category: Fruit & Vegetables
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Edible fruit

Hardiness: Hardy
Sun/Shade: Full sun

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: White
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: April & May

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained
Harvest: September


 


    This charming deciduous tree is covered in pure white cup-shaped flowers in mid- to late spring followed by firm sweet crimson-streaked golden-yellow dessert apples ripening in September. It produces a heavy crop of fruit with a faint strawberry flavour which are best eaten soon after picking. Offers good resistance to mildew.

  • Garden care: Keep the base of the tree weed free fertilise at the beginning of each year and water regularly during hot dry spells Remove damaged or crossing branches during the dormant season

  • Pollination Information: This apple belongs to pollination group B so you will need need to plant one other different variety of apple to guarantee cross pollination and a subsequent bumper crop. Ideally this should come from the same pollination group however it is possible to use one from group A or C as well.

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