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

A guide to choosing Apple Trees



Bountiful Apple Trees for sale - order online

We supply trees and plants only during the winter planting season from late November to mid March. Orders placed now will not be be delivered until the winter planting season. You will not be required to pay until October but by ordering now you can ensure that the items are reserved for you and supplied as early as possible when we resume delveries in late November.
Please select the rootstock, age and tree form available items in the table below. The choice of rootstock is important as it determines the size to which the tree will grow when mature. Trees are available either as maidens which are untrained one year old trees or two year old trees already trained in a particular form. Reduced price trees when available are smaller one year old trees or two year old trees which have less well developed heads than our regular trees but are otherwise perfectly good healthy trees offered at a lower price. Trees are supplied bare root during the planting season from late November to early March. Further information is available below.

Rootstock / Vigour / Age / Form Availability Price Qty required
M27 - Very dwarfing   1 year Maiden Available £17.50
M27 - Very dwarfing   2 years Mini Cordon Available £26.50
M27 - Very dwarfing   2 years Step-over Available £31.00
M9 - Dwarfing   1 year Maiden Available £17.50
M9 - Dwarfing   2 years Bush *Reduced Price* Available £21.50
M9 - Dwarfing   2 years Cordon Available £26.50
M9 - Dwarfing   2 years Espalier (2 Tier) Available £48.50
M26 - Semi-dwarfing   1 year Maiden Available £17.50
M26 - Semi-dwarfing   2 years Bush Available £28.50
M26 - Semi-dwarfing   2 years Cordon Available £26.50
MM106 - Semi-vigorous   1 year Espalier (1 tier) Available £26.00
MM106 - Semi-vigorous   1 year Maiden Available £17.50
MM106 - Semi-vigorous   2 years Espalier (2 Tier) Available £48.50
MM106 - Semi-vigorous   2 years Fan Trained Available £48.50
MM106 - Semi-vigorous   2 years Half Standard Available £28.50
M25 - Very vigorous   1 year Maiden Available £17.50

The availability information shown in the availability column in the table is always up-to-date.
Available means Available for supply from Nov 2018 to March 2019
2019/20 means Sold out but available for supply winter 2019/20. Orders taken from May 2019
Sold out means Sold out for supply Nov 2018 to March 2019. May be available again winter 2019/20




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
Pollinators Show suitable pollination partners
Parentage  Cox's Orange PippinLane's Prince Albert (?)