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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 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.

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