Apple - Grosse Saulette

Grosse Saulette Apple

Malus domestica
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. Show suitable pollination partners

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Grosse Saulette Apple Trees for sale - order online

We currently produce this variety to order only through our bud-grafting service. You cannot order on line. If you wish to order please contact us using the messaging facility on the contact us page. Let us have your name, postal address, telephone and email address as well as which variety you would like us to produce, how many and on what rootstock. Bud-grafting is carried out in late July and early August. The trees would be supplied approximately 18 months later. We normally need to have received orders by the beginning of July. Please click here for full details of our bud-grafting service.


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.



Main characteristics of Grosse Saulette

Use Culinary
Colour Green
Flavour Sharp
Fruit size  Small
Picking time  Late Oct
Season of use  Dec-Mar

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Cropping Heavy

Pollination date  17
Pollination group  E
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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