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

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
M26 - Semi-dwarfing   1 year Maiden
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M26 - Semi-dwarfing   1 year Maiden *Reduced Price*
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M25 - Very vigorous   1 year Maiden
M25 - Very vigorous   2 years Standard *Reduced Price*

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
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Parentage  Golden Pippin (?)
Other names  Wood's Huntingdon