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Monarch



A once popular English cooking apple.

Origin: Essex UK, 1888

Pollination: Monarch is partially self-fertile and would produce some crop without a pollinator but would benefit considerably from a pollinator.  Pollination partners

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

Characteristics of Monarch apple trees

UseCulinary
ColourFlushed
FlavourSubacid
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeEarly Oct
Season of useNov-Jan
Tree vigourVigorous
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingHeavy
Disease resistanceScab - Very resistant
Suitable forLate Frost
Northern Britain
Wet Regions
Pollination date11
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
PollinatorsPollination partners
ParentageDumelow's Seedling
Peasgood's Nonsuch


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