Apple - Court of Wick

Court of Wick Apple

Malus domestica
An old West Country late dessert apple with a strong fruity flavour.

Origin: Somerset UK 1790

Pollination:  Court of Wick is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

A guide to choosing Apple Trees



Court of Wick Apple Trees for sale - order online

We supply trees and plants only during the winter planting season from late November to mid March. Orders placed now will not be be delivered until the winter planting season. You will not be required to pay until October but by ordering now you can ensure that the items are reserved for you and supplied as early as possible when we resume delveries in late November.
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 Availability Price Qty required
M26 - Semi-dwarfing   1 year Maiden Available £17.50
M26 - Semi-dwarfing   1 year Maiden *Reduced Price* Available £14.50
M25 - Very vigorous   1 year Maiden Available £17.50
M25 - Very vigorous   2 years Standard *Reduced Price* Available £21.50

The availability information shown in the availability column in the table is always up-to-date.
Available means Available for supply from Nov 2018 to March 2019
2019/20 means Sold out but available for supply winter 2019/20. Orders taken from May 2019
Sold out means Sold out for supply Nov 2018 to March 2019. May be available again winter 2019/20




History and description of Court of Wick

Was first introduced in 1790 by Wood of Huntingdon, but arose probably earlier at Court of Wick, Yatton, Somerset. Widely grown in the West Country in the 19th Century. Small to medium, conical fruit. Red flush and russet spots over a golden yellow background. Strong fruity flavour similar to Golden Reinette. Vigorous tree.




Main characteristics of Court of Wick

Use Dessert
Colour Flushed
Flavour Sweet
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Late Sep
Season of use  Oct-Dec

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

Pollination date  15
Pollination group  D
Self fertility  Self-sterile
Pollinators Show suitable pollination partners
Parentage  Golden Pippin (?)
Other names  Wood's Huntingdon