Apple - Bountiful

Bountiful Apple

Malus domestica
A good heavy cropping mild flavoured cooking apple.

Origin: Kent UK 1964

Pollination:  Bountiful is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

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We have now stopped taking orders for the winter 2019/20 planting season. Our 2020/21 list is currently being prepared. It will be available from 1st May 2020 when we will start taking orders for delivery next autumn/winter.
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History and description of Bountiful

Bountiful apple was raised by Dr F Altston, East Malling Research Station, Kent, UK 1964 from Cox's Orange Pippin pollinated probably by Lane's Prince Albert. Introduced by Highfield Nurseries Gloucestershire 1985.

Large fruit. Orange-red stripes over green skin. Mild flavoured flesh keeps some of its shape when cooked. Sharpness mellows in storage and can be used as a dessert apple.

Moderately vigorous tree. Heavy, precocious cropper. Resistant to mildew. A good pollinator flowering over a long period.



Main characteristics of Bountiful

Use Culinary
Colour Flushed
Flavour Sharp
Fruit size  Large
Picking time  Late Sep
Season of use  Sep-Nov

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Cropping Heavy
Disease resistance  Mildew: Very resistant
Suitable for Dry Regions
Special features Good Pollinator

Pollination date  9
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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Parentage  Cox's Orange PippinLane's Prince Albert (?)