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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 we can produce trees for you through our custom grafting service. Trees can be grafted on any of the following rootstocks:

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

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