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Horsford Prolific



A large red flushed dessert apple.

Origin: Norfolk UK, 1913

Pollination: Horsford Prolific is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Horsford Prolific 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 Horsford Prolific

Found in a vicarage garden at Horsford, Norwich by the Reverend Mountford in 1913. A large red flushed dessert apple. Crisp and juicy, quite sharp early in the season, but mellows in storage.

Characteristics of Horsford Prolific apple trees

UseDessert
ColourFlushed
FlavourSubacid
Fruit sizeLarge
Picking timeMid Oct
Season of useDec-Mar
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
Cropping
Pollination date16
Pollination groupE
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners