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Braintree Seedling



A late desset apple with an intense aromatic pineapple like flavour.

Origin: Essex UK, 1930

Pollination: Braintree Seedling is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Braintree Seedling apple trees for sale

1-year maiden trees

These are the most versatile choice for home orchards, community fruit tree projects, and for training on in any form you require.

FormRootstockPriceQuantity
MaidenMM106Semi-vigorous £23.50

Orders placed now will be delivered in the winter planting season.

History and description of Braintree Seedling

Raised in 1930 by Mrs Humphreys of Braintree, Essex, UK allegedly from a Gladstone seedling. Medium sized, flat-round fruit. Orange-red flush and stripes over yellow skin. Firm, cream coloured flesh. Sweet with a rich aromatic flavour and a hint of pineapple.

Characteristics of Braintree Seedling apple trees

UseDessert
ColourFlushed
FlavourSweet
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeEarly/Mid Oct
Season of useOct-Dec
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingGood
Pollination date9
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners