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Star of Devon



An attractive late apple with quite a sharp flavour.

Origin: Devon UK, 1905

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

Star of Devon apple trees produced to order

We do not stock this variety, but it is available through our custom bud-grafting service.

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). You can choose the number of trees and the rootstock(s) you want the trees grafted on.

Read more about our Grafting service here.

If you wish to order a grafted tree of this variety please fill in our contact form in the first instance.

History and description of Star of Devon

Raised by J Garland at Broadclyst, Devon, UK and introduced by the nurseryman George Pyne of Topsham, Devon. It won the RHS Award of Merit in 1905.

Small to medium sized round conical, slightly ribbed fruit. Pretty with a smooth skin and bold red stripes and flush over a pale greenish yellow background. Soft, juicy white flesh. Quite sharp refreshing taste.

Characteristics of Star of Devon apple trees

UseDessert
ColourRed
FlavourSharp
Fruit sizeSmall
Picking timeMid Oct
Season of useOct-Dec
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
Cropping
Pollination date9
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners
ProgenyCheddar Cross
Plymouth Cross