Apple - Dredge's Fame

Dredge's Fame Apple

Malus domestica
A large late dessert apple with a rich fruity flavour.

Origin: Wiltshire UK 1802

Pollination:  Dredge's Fame is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

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Dredge's Fame 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 Dredge's Fame

First recorded in 1802. Believed to have been raised by William Dredge of Wishford, Salisbury, Wiltshire. A late dessert apple. Large, round fruit. Smooth skinned with a bright red flush. Sweet-sharp with a rich fruity flavour. Very prone to bitter pit.



Main characteristics of Dredge's Fame

Use Dessert
Colour Flushed
Flavour Rich
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Early/Mid Oct
Season of use  Nov-Dec

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

Pollination date  9
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self-sterile Triploid
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