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Court Royal

An old West Country dessert apple also used for cider making

Origin: Devon UK,

Pollination: Court Royal is a self-sterile triploid and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Court Royal 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 Court Royal

Court Royal apple is of uncertain origin bus was once grown in Devon, Somerset and Herefordshire. It was used as a dessert apple in the 19th century. It produces a sweet fast fermenting juice and was once also use for cider making.

The fruit is medium sized and flat round in shape. It has smooth pale green skin with a small amount of orange mottling and stripes. The flesh is cream coloured, crisp and sweet. The tree is vigorous and crops well but has a biennial tendency.

Characteristics of Court Royal apple trees

Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeMid Oct
Season of useNov
Tree vigourVigorous
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Pollination date5
Pollination groupB
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile triploid
PollinatorsPollination partners