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Flame



Flame is a pretty pink and red flushed summer apple.

Origin: Essex UK, 1925

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

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

Flame was raised in 1925 by W P Seabrook & Sons of Boreham, Essex, UK from a Worcester Pearmain x Rival. A pretty, pink and red flushed summer apple. Crisp, juicy flesh, Sweet but with plenty of acidity. Lightly aromatic developing an aniseed flavour. Small tree. Light cropper.

Characteristics of Flame apple trees

UseDessert
ColourFlushed
FlavourAromatic
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeLate Aug
Season of useAug-Sep
Tree vigourSmall
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingLight
Pollination date10
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners
ParentageRival
Worcester Pearmain