Apple - Acklam Russet

Acklam Russet Apple

Malus domestica
A very old Yorkshire russet apple with a sweet sharp flavour.

Origin: Yorkshire UK 1768

Pollination:  Acklam Russet is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

A guide to choosing Apple Trees

Acklam Russet Apple Trees for sale - order online

Please select the rootstock, age and tree form available items in the table below. The choice of rootstock is important as it determines the size to which the tree will grow when mature. Trees are available either as maidens which are untrained one year old trees or two year old trees already trained in a particular form. Reduced price trees when available are smaller one year old trees or two year old trees which have less well developed heads than our regular trees but are otherwise perfectly good healthy trees offered at a lower price. Trees are supplied bare root during the planting season from late November to early March. Further information is available below.

Rootstock / Vigour / Age / Form
M26 - Semi-dwarfing   1 year Maiden
M25 - Very vigorous   1 year Maiden

History and description of Acklam Russet

A very old russet apple which arose in Acklam, Yorkshire UK. First recorded 1768. Small flat round fruit. Pale yellow and green skin covered with a thin grey russet. Firm, crisp, juicy white flesh tinged with green. A highly flavoured sweet sharp fruit. Keeps very well. A hardy tree which crops well.

Main characteristics of Acklam Russet

Use Dessert
Colour Russet
Flavour Sweet-Sharp
Fruit size  Small
Picking time  Mid Oct
Season of use  Dec-Feb

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Disease resistance  Scab: Resistant
Suitable for Northern Britain

Pollination date  10
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self-sterile Triploid
Pollinators Show suitable pollination partners