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

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
M26 - Semi-dwarfing   2 years Cordon *Reduced Price*
M25 - Very vigorous   2 years Standard *Reduced Price*
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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