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Admiral



A sweet perfumed dessert apple best grown in a warm situation.

Origin: Norfolk UK, 1921

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

Admiral apple trees produced to special order

We do not stock this variety, but we might be able to produce trees for you through our custom grafting service, depending on the availability of suitable grafting material. Trees can be grafted on any of the following rootstocks:

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

Admiral was raised by A K Watson at Upton, Norfolk, UK c1921. Introduced c1937. Medium sized, flat shaped fruit. Orange flush over greenish yellow skin with some russet patches. Sweet and perfumed. Requires a good summer for good colour and flavour. Bienniel cropper.

Characteristics of Admiral apple trees

UseDessert
ColourFlushed
FlavourSweet
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeEarly/Mid Oct
Season of useNov-Dec
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingBiennial
Pollination date13
Pollination groupD
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners