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Court Royal Apple

Malus domestica
An old West Country dessert apple also used for cider making

Origin: Devon UK

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

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Court Royal Apple Trees for sale - order online

We currently produce this variety to order only through our bud-grafting service. You cannot order on line. If you wish to order please contact us using the messaging facility on the contact us page. Let us have your name, postal address, telephone and email address as well as which variety you would like us to produce, how many and on what rootstock. Bud-grafting is carried out in late July and early August. The trees would be supplied approximately 18 months later. We normally need to have received orders by the beginning of July. Please click here for full details of our bud-grafting service.


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.



Main characteristics of Court Royal

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

Tree vigour  Vigorous
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Cropping Biennial

Pollination date  5
Pollination group  B
Self fertility  Self-sterile Triploid
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