Apple - Melrose

Melrose Apple

Malus domestica
A large ribbed cooking apple once very popular in Tweedside.

Origin: USA 1944

Pollination:  Melrose is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

A guide to choosing Apple Trees



Melrose 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.


Main characteristics of Melrose

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

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Cropping Heavy
Disease resistance  Scab: Susceptible
Mildew: Susceptible

Pollination date  10
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self-sterile
Pollinators Show suitable pollination partners
Parentage  JonathanRed Delicious
Progeny  Nuvar® Melody