Apple - Skovfoged

Skovfoged Apple

Malus domestica
An old Danish summer cooking apple

Origin: Denmark 1830

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

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Skovfoged 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 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.



Main characteristics of Skovfoged

Use Culinary
Colour Red
Flavour Sweet
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Aug
Season of use  Aug

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer

Pollination date  5
Pollination group  B
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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