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Blenheim Red



A more highly coloured sport of Blenheim Orange.

Origin: Worcestershire UK, 1966

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

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

A more highly coloured sport of Blenheim Orange discovered by F E Wastie at Welland, Malvern, Worcestershire, UK in 1966. Please see Blenheim Orange for further detail.

Characteristics of Blenheim Red apple trees

UseDual Cul & Des
ColourFlushed
FlavourNutty
Fruit sizeLarge
Picking timeLate Sep/Early Oct
Season of useOct-Dec
Tree vigourVigorous
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingPartial tip-bearer
CroppingErratic
Disease resistanceScab - Susceptible
Mildew - Resistant
Pollination date12
Pollination groupD
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile triploid
PollinatorsPollination partners