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Grosse Saulette

A small sharp cooking apple from France.

Origin: France, 1947

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

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

Grosee Saulette is probably a sport or seedling of Saulette, a variety from Yonne, France. First recorded 1947. Small, green fruit which hangs late on the tree. Crisp, sharp flavoured flesh cooking to a fruity puree.

Characteristics of Grosse Saulette apple trees

Fruit sizeSmall
Picking timeLate Oct
Season of useDec-Mar
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Pollination date17
Pollination groupE
PollinatorsPollination partners