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Bakers Delicious

A sweet attractive early season dessert apple originating from Wales.

Origin: Wales, 1932

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

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

Originates from Wales. Named and introduced by Baker's of Codsall, Wolverhampton in 1932. Handsome, large round-conical fruit. Bright orange flush over gold skin. Crisp, juicy, cream coloured flesh. Rich, sweet flavour with plenty of balancing acidity. Fruit bruises easily. Good cropper. Resistant to scab and mildew but susceptible to canker.

Characteristics of Bakers Delicious apple trees

Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeSep
Season of useSep
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Disease resistanceCanker - Susceptible
Scab - Resistant
Mildew - Resistant
Pollination date7
Pollination groupB
PollinatorsPollination partners