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White Melrose



A large Scottish cooking apple pnce widely grown on Tweedside.

Origin: Scotland, 1831

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

White Melrose 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.

Characteristics of White Melrose apple trees

UseCulinary
ColourYellow
FlavourSubacid
Fruit sizeLarge
Picking timeMid Sep
Season of useSep-Oct
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingHeavy
Suitable forNorthern Britain
Pollination date10
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners