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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 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 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