Apple - Allen's Everlasting

Allen's Everlasting Apple

Malus domestica
An interesting and unusual dark russet apple from Ireland with an intense sweet flavour.

Origin: Ireland 1864

Pollination:  Allen's Everlasting is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

A guide to choosing Apple Trees

Allen's Everlasting Apple Trees for sale - order online

We have now stopped taking orders for the winter 2018/19 planting season. Our 2019/20 list is currently being prepared. It will be available from 1st May when we will start taking orders for delivery next autumn/winter.
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 Availability Price Qty required
M9 - Dwarfing   2 years Bush *Reduced Price* Sold out £17.00
The availability information shown in the availability column in the table is always up-to-date.
Available means Available for supply from Nov 2018 to March 2019
2019/20 means Sold out but available for supply winter 2019/20. Orders taken from May 2019
Sold out means Sold out for supply Nov 2018 to March 2019. May be available again winter 2019/20

History and description of Allen's Everlasting

Allen's Everlasting is an old variety originating from Ireland. First recorded by Thomas Rivers in 1864. Received a First Class Certificate from the RHS in 1899. Medium sized, flat to flat-round fruit. Ribbed and often irregular in shape. Olive green skin covered with a heavy dark russet and a coppery red flush. Tough skin and best eaten pealed. Firm, quite dry flesh. Strong sweet sharp flavour. Hangs well on the tree and should be left as long as possible to ripen. Keeps very well.

Main characteristics of Allen's Everlasting

Use Dessert
Colour Russet
Flavour Sweet-Sharp
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Mid/Late Oct
Season of use  Dec-Apr

Tree vigour  Small
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Cropping Good

Pollination date  11
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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