Apple - Easter Orange

Easter Orange Apple

Malus domestica
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. Show suitable pollination partners

A guide to choosing Apple Trees

Easter Orange 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 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.

Main characteristics of Easter Orange

Use Dessert
Colour Flushed
Flavour Aromatic
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Early Oct
Season of use  Dec-Feb

Tree vigour  Small
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Cropping Good
Disease resistance  Scab: Resistant

Pollination date  12
Pollination group  D
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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