Apple - Diamond Jubilee

Diamond Jubilee Apple

Malus domestica
An old dual purpose apple named to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria.

Origin: Kent UK 1889

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

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Diamond Jubilee 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 Diamond Jubilee

Raised by Mr Thomas at Rainham in Kent in about 1889. Received RHS Award of Merit in 1901. Named to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria. Medium to large fruit. Conical, quite regular shape. Greenish yellow with a faint flush. Crisp and juicy flesh with plenty of flavour. A dual purpose apple cooking to a sharp puree early in the season and developing a crisp juicy flavour later. A very vigorous upright tree.



Main characteristics of Diamond Jubilee

Use Dual Cul & Des
Colour Yellow
Flavour Sharp
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Mid Oct
Season of use  Dec-Jan

Tree vigour  Vigorous
Tree habit  Upright
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer

Pollination date  10
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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