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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 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 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