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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 it is available through our custom bud-grafting service.

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). You can choose the number of trees and the rootstock(s) you want the trees grafted on.

Read more about our Grafting service here.

If you wish to order a grafted tree of this variety please fill in our contact form in the first instance.

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