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Twenty Ounce



A very large quite sweet dual purpose apple from America.

Origin: USA, 1844

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

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

UseDessert
ColourFlushed
FlavourSweet
Fruit sizeLarge
Picking timeEarly Oct
Season of useOct-Dec
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
Cropping
Disease resistanceCanker - Susceptible
Scab - Slightly susceptible
Mildew - Resistant
Special featuresGood for Cider
Pollination date11
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners