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Leatherjacket



A yellow cooking apple originating from Essex.

Origin: Essex UK,

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

Leatherjacket apple trees produced to order

We do not stock this variety, but it is available through our custom bud-grafting service.

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). You can choose the number of trees and the rootstock(s) you want the trees grafted on.

Read more about our Grafting service here.

If you wish to order a grafted tree of this variety please fill in our contact form in the first instance.

Characteristics of Leatherjacket apple trees

UseCulinary
ColourYellow
FlavourSharp
Fruit sizeSmall
Picking timeMid Oct
Season of useNov-Jan
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
Cropping
Pollination date11
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners