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Duchess of Bedford



An early season dessert apple with a strong aniseed flavour.

Origin: Bedfordshire UK, 1918

Pollination: Duchess of Bedford is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Duchess of Bedford apple trees for sale

1-year maiden trees

These are the most versatile choice for home orchards, community fruit tree projects, and for training on in any form you require.

FormRootstockPriceQuantity
MaidenMM106Semi-vigorous £23.50 Sold-out

Orders placed now will be delivered in the winter planting season.

Characteristics of Duchess of Bedford apple trees

UseDessert
ColourFlushed
Flavour
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeAugust
Season of useAug-Sept
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingGood
Pollination date10
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners
ParentageBeauty of Bath
Cellini