Apple - Hubbard's Pearmain

Hubbard's Pearmain Apple

Malus domestica
A late dessert apple with a rich nutty flavour.

Origin: Norfolk UK 1800

Pollination:  Hubbard's Pearmain is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

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Hubbard's Pearmain 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 Hubbard's Pearmain

Known in Norfolk before 1800. Exhibited at the London Horticultural Society in 1819 by G Lindley, a nurseryman from Norwich. Was quite widely grown in gardens in the 19th century. A late dessert apple, flushed and with some russeting. A sweet, rich , nutty flavour.



Main characteristics of Hubbard's Pearmain

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

Tree vigour  Small
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Cropping Good
Special features Attractive Blossom

Pollination date  10
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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