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

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Allen's Everlasting 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 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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