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Hubbard's Pearmain



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.  Pollination partners

Hubbard's Pearmain 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 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.

Characteristics of Hubbard's Pearmain apple trees

UseDessert
ColourFlushed
FlavourSweet
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeEarly/Mid Oct
Season of useNov-Feb
Tree vigourSmall
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingGood
Special featuresAttractive Blossom
Pollination date10
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners