Apple - Star of Devon

Star of Devon Apple

Malus domestica
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. Show suitable pollination partners

A guide to choosing Apple Trees

Star of Devon Apple Trees for sale - order online

We supply trees and plants only during the winter planting season from late November to mid March. Orders placed now will not be be delivered until the winter planting season. You will not be required to pay until October but by ordering now you can ensure that the items are reserved for you and supplied as early as possible when we resume delveries in late November.
Please select the rootstock, age and tree form available items in the table below. The choice of rootstock is important as it determines the size to which the tree will grow when mature. Trees are available either as maidens which are untrained one year old trees or two year old trees already trained in a particular form. Reduced price trees when available are smaller one year old trees or two year old trees which have less well developed heads than our regular trees but are otherwise perfectly good healthy trees offered at a lower price. Trees are supplied bare root during the planting season from late November to early March. Further information is available below.

Rootstock / Vigour / Age / Form Availability Price Qty required
M26 - Semi-dwarfing   2 years Bush *Reduced Price* Available £21.50
M25 - Very vigorous   2 years Standard *Reduced Price* Available £21.50

The availability information shown in the availability column in the table is always up-to-date.
Available means Available for supply from Nov 2018 to March 2019
2019/20 means Sold out but available for supply winter 2019/20. Orders taken from May 2019
Sold out means Sold out for supply Nov 2018 to March 2019. May be available again winter 2019/20

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.

Main characteristics of Star of Devon

Use Dessert
Colour Red
Flavour Sharp
Fruit size  Small
Picking time  Mid Oct
Season of use  Oct-Dec

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer

Pollination date  9
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self-sterile
Pollinators Show suitable pollination partners
Progeny  Cheddar CrossPlymouth Cross