Apple - Dawn

Dawn Apple

Malus domestica
A red late dessert apple with sweet-sharp raspberry flavour.

Origin: Hertfordshire UK 1940

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

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Dawn 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 Dawn

Probably raised by R Staward, Ware Park Gardens, Hertfordshire. Exhibited in 1940. A late dessert apple. Medium sized, round fruit, predominantly red flushed and smooth skinned. The flesh is soft, juicy with a sweet-sharp raspberry flavour. Can be over-acidic.



Main characteristics of Dawn

Use Dessert
Colour Red
Flavour Raspberry
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Late Oct
Season of use  Nov-Jan

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer

Pollination date  11
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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