Apple - Hoary Morning

Hoary Morning Apple

Malus domestica
An dual purpose apple originating from the West Country.

Origin: Somerset UK 1819

Pollination:  Hoary Morning is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

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Hoary Morning 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 Hoary Morning

Probably arose in Somerset. First recorded in 1819. A large, distinctly striped, dual-purpose apple. Was a favourite West Country apple. A large apple. Flat-round to short-round-conical shape. Fairly regular. Faint trace of ribbing. Pale green background skin colour becoming yellow. Almost completely covered with bold red stripes and a bloom. Creamy white flesh, firm, and rather dry. Some sweetness and plenty of acidity. When cooked keeps its shape.



Main characteristics of Hoary Morning

Use Dual Cul & Des
Colour Flushed
Flavour Subacid
Fruit size  Large
Picking time  Early Oct
Season of use  Oct-Jan

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

Pollination date  12
Pollination group  D
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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