Apple - Acme

Acme Apple

Malus domestica
An attractive crimson flushed apple with a rich fruity flavour.

Origin: Essex UK 1956

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

A guide to choosing Apple Trees



Acme Apple Trees for sale - order online

We currently produce this variety to order only through our bud-grafting service. You cannot order on line. If you wish to order please contact us using the messaging facility on the contact us page. Let us have your name, postal address, telephone and email address as well as which variety you would like us to produce, how many and on what rootstock. Bud-grafting is carried out in late July and early August. The trees would be supplied approximately 18 months later. We normally need to have received orders by the beginning of July. Please click here for full details of our bud-grafting service.


History and description of Acme

Acme apple was raised by W P Seabrook & Sons, Boreham , Essex, UK in 1944 from the seedling of a Worcester Pearmain x Rival possibly pollinated by Cox's Orange Pippin.

Quite large, irregular flat-round shaped fruit. Pretty crimson flush and stripes over a smooth yellow skin. Crisp, juicy yellow flesh. Quite rich, fruity flavour.

Moderately vigorous tree. Heavy cropping but biennial.



Main characteristics of Acme

Use Dessert
Colour Flushed
Flavour Sweet
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Mid Sep
Season of use  Nov-Dec

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Cropping Biennial
Disease resistance  Scab: Resistant

Pollination date  8
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self-sterile
Pollinators Show suitable pollination partners
Parentage  Cox's Orange Pippin (?)Cox's Orange Pippin