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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 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 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

Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeEarly Oct
Season of useDec-Feb
Tree vigourSmall
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Disease resistanceScab - Resistant
Pollination date12
Pollination groupD
PollinatorsPollination partners