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King Charles Pearmain



A russet apple with a strong nutty flavour.

Origin: Worcestershire UK, 1876

Pollination: King Charles Pearmain is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

King Charles 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-1King Charles Pearmain tree custom-grafted on M9 rootstock (Dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-2King Charles Pearmain tree custom-grafted on M26 rootstock (Semi-dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-3King Charles Pearmain tree custom-grafted on MM106 rootstock (Semi-vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-4King Charles Pearmain tree custom-grafted on MM111 rootstock (Vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-5King Charles 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).

Characteristics of King Charles Pearmain apple trees

UseDessert
ColourRusset
FlavourNutty
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeEarly Oct
Season of useNov-Jan
Tree vigourSmall
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingLight
Pollination date17
Pollination groupE
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners