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Grange's Pearmain Apple

Malus domestica
A dual purpose apple with a hint of pineapple flavour.

Origin: Middlesex UK 1829

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

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Grange's Pearmain 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 Grange's Pearmain

Raised before 1829 by James Grange, market gardener, of Kingsland, Middlesex. Introduced by Dickson’s, Chester. A smooth skinned, flushed, dual purpose apple. Crisp flesh, quite rich, with a hint of pineapple flavour when mellowed. When cooked keeps its shape and is quite sweet. A vigorous tree.



Main characteristics of Grange's Pearmain

Use Dual Cul & Des
Colour Flushed
Flavour Subacid
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Early/Mid Oct
Season of use  Dec-Mar

Tree vigour  Vigorous
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Special features Cooked Keeps Shape

Pollination date  12
Pollination group  D
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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