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Bushey Grove

A mid season cooking apple with attractive fruit and blossom.

Origin: Hertfordshire UK, 1897

Pollination: Bushey Grove is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Bushey Grove apple trees produced to order

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

  • CG-1Bushey Grove tree custom-grafted on M9 rootstock (Dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-2Bushey Grove tree custom-grafted on M26 rootstock (Semi-dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-3Bushey Grove tree custom-grafted on MM106 rootstock (Semi-vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-4Bushey Grove tree custom-grafted on MM111 rootstock (Vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-5Bushey Grove 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 Bushey Grove

Raised by Mrs Good of Bushy Grove, Hertfordshire, UK possibly from Queen x Bismarck. Introduced 1926.

Large, round-conical fruit. Colourful appearance with a bright red flush and stripes over a yellowish green skin. Soft, white flesh with a sharp taste. Cooks to a sharp, fruity puree.

Moderately vigorous tree. Attractive deep pink blossom. Prone to scab.

Characteristics of Bushey Grove apple trees

UseCulinary
ColourFlushed
FlavourSharp
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeMid Sep
Season of useSep-Nov
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
Cropping
Disease resistanceScab - Susceptible
Special featuresAttractive Blossom
Pollination date9
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners
ParentageBismarck
Queen