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Court of Wick



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.  Pollination partners

Court of Wick apple trees produced to order

We do not stock this variety, but we can produce trees for you through our custom grafting service. Trees can be grafted on any of the following rootstocks:

  • CG-1Court of Wick tree custom-grafted on M9 rootstock (Dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-2Court of Wick tree custom-grafted on M26 rootstock (Semi-dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-3Court of Wick tree custom-grafted on MM106 rootstock (Semi-vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-4Court of Wick tree custom-grafted on MM111 rootstock (Vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-5Court of Wick tree custom-grafted on M25 rootstock (Very vigorous)£39.00 each

If you wish to go order please fill in our contact form in the first instance, stating your name, full address, and the rootstock(s) you wish the tree(s) to be grafted on. You will need to contact us before June.

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).

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.

Characteristics of Court of Wick apple trees

UseDessert
ColourFlushed
FlavourSweet
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeLate Sep
Season of useOct-Dec
Tree vigourVigorous
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingGood
Disease resistanceCanker - Resistant
Pollination date15
Pollination groupD
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners
ParentageGolden Pippin