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An old Danish summer cooking apple

Origin: Denmark, 1830

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

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

Skovfoged (the forester's apple) is known to have been grown in the south of Seeland in Denmark from at least the 1830's. It was one of the many varieties brought to attention by the 19th Century Danish priest and fruit collector Woldike.

Characteristics of Skovfoged apple trees

Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeAug
Season of useAug
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitSpreading
Pollination date5
Pollination groupB
PollinatorsPollination partners