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Grange's Pearmain



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.  Pollination partners

Grange's Pearmain apple trees produced to special order

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

  • CG-1Grange's Pearmain tree custom-grafted on M9 rootstock (Dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-2Grange's Pearmain tree custom-grafted on M26 rootstock (Semi-dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-3Grange's Pearmain tree custom-grafted on MM106 rootstock (Semi-vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-4Grange's Pearmain tree custom-grafted on MM111 rootstock (Vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-5Grange's Pearmain 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 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.

Characteristics of Grange's Pearmain apple trees

UseDual Cul & Des
ColourFlushed
FlavourSubacid
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeEarly/Mid Oct
Season of useDec-Mar
Tree vigourVigorous
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
Cropping
Special featuresCooked Keeps Shape
Pollination date12
Pollination groupD
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners