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Hibb's Seedling



An interestingly scented aromatic dessert apple.

Origin: Hampshire UK, 1961

Pollination: Hibb's Seedling is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

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

Found by A Moody, Southampton. First recorded 1961. Medium to large flat shaped fruit. Smooth flushed skin. Dull appearance. Sweet, melting juicy flesh. In a good year it can have a delicate aromatic flavour, but is often flavourless.

Characteristics of Hibb's Seedling apple trees

UseDessert
ColourFlushed
FlavourAromatic
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeEarly/Mid Oct
Season of useNov-Dec
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
Cropping
Pollination date12
Pollination groupD
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners