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Beauty of Stoke



A fairly sweet late seasion cooking apple.

Origin: Nottinghamshire UK, 1890

Pollination: Beauty of Stoke is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Beauty of Stoke apple trees produced to special order

We do not stock this variety, but we might be able to produce trees for you through our custom grafting service, depending on the availability of suitable grafting material. Trees can be grafted on any of the following rootstocks:

  • CG-1Beauty of Stoke tree custom-grafted on M9 rootstock (Dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-2Beauty of Stoke tree custom-grafted on M26 rootstock (Semi-dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-3Beauty of Stoke tree custom-grafted on MM106 rootstock (Semi-vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-4Beauty of Stoke tree custom-grafted on MM111 rootstock (Vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-5Beauty of Stoke tree custom-grafted on M25 rootstock (Very vigorous)£39.00 each

If you wish to go order please fill in our contact form in the first instance, stating your name, full address, and the rootstock(s) you wish the tree(s) to be grafted on. You will need to contact us before June.

Propagation is carried out in late July / early August, and the grafted trees would be available for supply in December the following year (approximately 14 months later).

History and description of Beauty of Stoke

Beauty of Stoke apple was raised by Mr Doe, Head Gardener to Lord Saville at Rufford Abbey, Nottinghamshire, UK. First recorded in 1889. Received RHS First Class Certificate 1890.

Medium sized, conical fruit. Greenish yellow skin. Quite sweet firm flesh . Cooks to a sweet, bright lemon puree.

Characteristics of Beauty of Stoke apple trees

UseCulinary
ColourGreen
FlavourSweet
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeMid/Late Oct
Season of useDec-Mar
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
Cropping
Pollination date16
Pollination groupE
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners