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Allen's Everlasting



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.  Pollination partners

Allen's Everlasting apple trees produced to order

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

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

Characteristics of Allen's Everlasting apple trees

UseDessert
ColourRusset
FlavourSweet-Sharp
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeMid/Late Oct
Season of useDec-Apr
Tree vigourSmall
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingGood
Pollination date11
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners