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Eros



A large red flushed apple with a fruity sharp flavour.

Origin: Essex UK, 1947

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

Eros apple trees produced to special order

We do not stock this variety, but we might be able to produce trees for you through our custom grafting service, depending on the availability of suitable grafting material. Trees can be grafted on any of the following rootstocks:

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

Raised 1947 by W P Seabrook, Boreham, Essex from a Worcester Pearmain X Charles Ross. A large-sized fruit. Smooth-skinned with a bright red flush. Firm, yellow flesh with a fruity and quite sharp taste.

Characteristics of Eros apple trees

UseDessert
ColourFlushed
FlavourSubacid
Fruit sizeLarge
Picking timeLate Sep
Season of useSep-Oct
Tree vigourVigorous
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
Cropping
Pollination date11
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners
ParentageCharles Ross
Worcester Pearmain