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Sam Young



A small tasty sweet sharp apple with a cinamon russet skin.

Origin: Ireland, 1818

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

Sam Young 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-1Sam Young tree custom-grafted on M9 rootstock (Dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-2Sam Young tree custom-grafted on M26 rootstock (Semi-dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-3Sam Young tree custom-grafted on MM106 rootstock (Semi-vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-4Sam Young tree custom-grafted on MM111 rootstock (Vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-5Sam Young 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 Sam Young apple trees

UseDessert
ColourRusset
FlavourFruit drop
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeEarly/Mid Oct
Season of useDec-Feb
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitSpreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingGood
Disease resistanceScab - Resistant
Mildew - Resistant
Canker - Resistant
Suitable forWet Regions
Pollination date9
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners