Apple - Hibb's Seedling

Hibb's Seedling Apple

Malus domestica
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. Show suitable pollination partners

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Hibb's Seedling 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 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.



Main characteristics of Hibb's Seedling

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

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer

Pollination date  12
Pollination group  D
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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