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Rajka



An attactive disease resistant modern variety with an excellent sweet flavour and good keeping qualities.

Origin: Czech Republic,

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

Rajka apple trees for sale

ItemPriceQuantity
M27 rootstock 1 year Maiden (Very dwarfing) £17.50 Sold-out
M27 rootstock 2 year Mini Cordon (Very dwarfing) £23.00 Sold-out
M27 rootstock 2 year Step-over (Very dwarfing) £35.00 Sold-out
M9 rootstock 1 year Espalier (1 tier) (Dwarfing) £30.00
M9 rootstock 2 year Bush (Dwarfing) £28.50 Sold-out
M9 rootstock 2 year Cordon (Dwarfing) £26.50 Sold-out
M9 rootstock 2 year Espalier (2 Tier) (Dwarfing) £48.50 Sold-out
M26 rootstock 2 year Bush (Semi-dwarfing) £28.50 Sold-out
M26 rootstock 2 year Cordon (Semi-dwarfing) £26.50 Sold-out
MM106 rootstock 1 year Espalier (1 tier) (Semi-vigorous) £26.00 Sold-out
MM106 rootstock 2 year Espalier (2 Tier) (Semi-vigorous) £48.50 Sold-out
MM106 rootstock 2 year Espalier (2 Tier) (Semi-vigorous)*Reduced price* £38.50 Sold-out
MM106 rootstock 2 year Half Standard (Semi-vigorous) £28.50
M25 rootstock 1 year Maiden (Very vigorous) £17.50
M25 rootstock 1 year Maiden (Very vigorous)*Reduced price* £12.75 Sold-out
M25 rootstock 2 year Standard (Very vigorous) £28.50
M25 rootstock 2 year Straight Leader (Very vigorous) £28.50

*Reduced price trees have not grown sufficiently to meet our standard specification, and are therefore offered at a lower price. They should still become fully developed trees but may take a bit longer.


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History and description of Rajka

Rajka is a modern apple variety bred by the Institute of Experimental Botany in the Czech Republic from a cross between Šampion (Champion) and UEB 1200/1. It is one of a series of varieties bred by the Institute for resistance to scab.

Rajka is a medium to large sized, round conical apple. It has a very attractive appearance ripening to a bright scarlet red colour over a yellow background. The flesh is yellow, crisp and juicy with a distinctive sweet flavour. The fruit hang well on the tree into the autumn and keeps quite well. The tree is of medium vigour and spurs freely. It is a heavy regular cropper. It has very good scab resistance and some resistance to powdery mildew.

Rajka is one of the best garden varieties and one we highly recommend both for the quality of its fruit and disease resistance.

Characteristics of Rajka apple trees

UseDessert
ColourRed
FlavourSweet
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeMid Oct
Season of useOct-Dec
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingHeavy
Disease resistanceMildew - Slightly resistant
Mildew - Slightly resistant
Scab - Resistant
Suitable forNorthern Britain
Wet Regions
Pollination date11
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners