Pre-order trees for autumn 2022 / winter 2023 nowIt is best to pre-order now for delivery in the winter planting season. There is no need to pay at this stage.
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A new dual purpose apple particularly good for baking.

Origin: Kent UK, 2000

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

Jumbo apple trees for sale

1-year maiden trees

These are the most versatile choice for home orchards, community fruit tree projects, and for training on in any form you require.

MaidenM26Semi-dwarfing £23.50
MaidenMM106Semi-vigorous £23.50
MaidenM25Very vigorous £23.50

Orders placed now will be delivered in the winter planting season.

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History and description of Jumbo

Jumbo is a new variety bred by Hugh Ermen from a cross between Charles Ross and Jonathan. Very large fruit. Flushed and striped red on pale green background with a deep red flush and attractive red flecks. Golden cream flesh. Good storage until March. Jumbo is a dual purpose apple but is particularly good for baking as it retains its colour. For eating fresh it has a good acidic aromatic flavour. Cropping is heavy and early trials have shown good disease resistance. It is a triploid and as such fairly vigorous and also unsuitable as a pollinator.

Characteristics of Jumbo apple trees

UseDual Cul & Des
Fruit sizeLarge
Picking timeMid Oct
Season of useOct-Mar
Tree vigourVigorous
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Pollination date10
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile triploid
PollinatorsPollination partners
ParentageCharles Ross