Apple - Christmas Pearmain

Christmas Pearmain Apple

Malus domestica
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. Show suitable pollination partners

A guide to choosing Apple Trees

Christmas Pearmain Apple Trees for sale - order online

Please select the rootstock, age and tree form available items in the table below. The choice of rootstock is important as it determines the size to which the tree will grow when mature. Trees are available either as maidens which are untrained one year old trees or two year old trees already trained in a particular form. Reduced price trees when available are smaller one year old trees or two year old trees which have less well developed heads than our regular trees but are otherwise perfectly good healthy trees offered at a lower price. Trees are supplied bare root during the planting season from late November to early March. Further information is available below.

Rootstock / Vigour / Age / Form
M25 - Very vigorous   1 year Maiden
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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.

Main characteristics of Christmas Pearmain

Use Dessert
Colour Flushed
Flavour Sweet
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Early Oct
Season of use  Nov-Jan

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Cropping Good
Disease resistance  Scab: Resistant

Pollination date  5
Pollination group  B
Self fertility  Self Fertile
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