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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 we can produce trees for you through our custom grafting service. Trees can be grafted on any of the following rootstocks:

  • CG-1Hubbard's Pearmain tree custom-grafted on M9 rootstock (Dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-2Hubbard's Pearmain tree custom-grafted on M26 rootstock (Semi-dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-3Hubbard's Pearmain tree custom-grafted on MM106 rootstock (Semi-vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-4Hubbard's Pearmain tree custom-grafted on MM111 rootstock (Vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-5Hubbard's Pearmain tree custom-grafted on M25 rootstock (Very vigorous)£39.00 each

If you wish to go order please fill in our contact form in the first instance, stating your name, full address, and the rootstock(s) you wish the tree(s) to be grafted on. You will need to contact us before June.

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).

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