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Palmer's Rosey

A red summer apple with a strong Cox like flavour.

Origin: Surrey UK,

Pollination: Palmer's Rosey is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

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

Palmer's Rosey apple arose in the garden of H I Palmer, Whyteleafe, Surrey, UK. Medium to large round conical fruit. Attractive with a bright red flush over a yellow skin. Soft, juicy cream coloured flesh. Strong aromatic flavour with a hint of aniseed. Sweet but with plenty of acidity. Excellent for a summer apple.

Characteristics of Palmer's Rosey apple trees

Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeAug
Season of useAug-Sep
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Pollination date12
Pollination groupD
PollinatorsPollination partners