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Easter Orange



A late dessert apple with an intense aromatic flavour.

Origin: Hampshire UK, 1897

Pollination: Easter Orange is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Easter Orange apple trees produced to order

We do not stock this variety, but we can produce trees for you through our custom grafting service. Trees can be grafted on any of the following rootstocks:

  • CG-1Easter Orange tree custom-grafted on M9 rootstock (Dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-2Easter Orange tree custom-grafted on M26 rootstock (Semi-dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-3Easter Orange tree custom-grafted on MM106 rootstock (Semi-vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-4Easter Orange tree custom-grafted on MM111 rootstock (Vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-5Easter Orange tree custom-grafted on M25 rootstock (Very vigorous)£39.00 each

If you wish to go order please fill in our contact form in the first instance, stating your name, full address, and the rootstock(s) you wish the tree(s) to be grafted on. You will need to contact us before June.

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).

History and description of Easter Orange

Introduced in 1897 by Hillier and Sons, Winchester, Hants. Received RHS Award of Merit in 1897. Handsome, medium sized, scarlet flushed fruit. Intensely flavoured, aromatic deep cream flesh, rather chewy-textured. Keeps very well. A tree of weak vigour. Good cropper. Prone to bitter pit.

Characteristics of Easter Orange apple trees

UseDessert
ColourFlushed
FlavourAromatic
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeEarly Oct
Season of useDec-Feb
Tree vigourSmall
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingGood
Disease resistanceScab - Resistant
Pollination date12
Pollination groupD
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners