Apple - Shoesmith

Shoesmith Apple

Malus domestica
A large handsome cooking apple.

Origin: Surrey UK 1930

Pollination:  Shoesmith is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

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Shoesmith 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.


Main characteristics of Shoesmith

Use Culinary
Colour Flushed
Flavour Sweet
Fruit size  Large
Picking time  Early Oct
Season of use  Oct-Dec

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

Pollination date  14
Pollination group  D
Self fertility  Self-sterile
Pollinators Show suitable pollination partners
Parentage  Lane's Prince AlbertGolden Noble