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Christmas Pearmain



A pretty slightly aromatic late dessert apple.

Origin: Kent UK, 1893

Pollination: Christmas Pearmain is self-fertile and a pollinator is not necessary for producing a crop.  Pollination partners

Christmas Pearmain apple trees produced to order

We do not stock this variety, but it is available through our custom bud-grafting service.

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). You can choose the number of trees and the rootstock(s) you want the trees grafted on.

Read more about our Grafting service here.

If you wish to order a grafted tree of this variety please fill in our contact form in the first instance.

History and description of Christmas Pearmain

English variety raised by Mr Manser and introduced by the nurseryman G Bunyard of Maidstone, Kent. First recorded 1893. Medium sized, oblong fruit. Pretty apple with red stripes and russsetting over a green skin. Juicy, crisp, yellow flesh. Good, sweet, rich flavour.

Characteristics of Christmas Pearmain apple trees

UseDessert
ColourFlushed
FlavourSweet
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeEarly Oct
Season of useNov-Jan
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingGood
Disease resistanceScab - Resistant
Pollination date5
Pollination groupB
Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
PollinatorsPollination partners