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Dredge's Fame



A large late dessert apple with a rich fruity flavour.

Origin: Wiltshire UK, 1802

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

Dredge's Fame 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 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.

Characteristics of Dredge's Fame apple trees

UseDessert
ColourFlushed
FlavourRich
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeEarly/Mid Oct
Season of useNov-Dec
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
Cropping
Pollination date9
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile triploid
PollinatorsPollination partners