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Winston



An aromatic Cox like apple but sharper and later season than Cox.

Origin: Berkshire UK, 1920

Pollination: Winston is self-fertile and a pollinator is not necessary for producing a crop.  Pollination partners

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

UseDessert
ColourFlushed
FlavourAromatic
Fruit sizeSmall
Picking timeMid Oct
Season of useDec-Apr
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingGood
Disease resistanceScab - Very resistant
Mildew - Very resistant
Canker - Very resistant
Suitable forDry Regions
Late Frost
Northern Britain
Wet Regions
Pollination date14
Pollination groupD
Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
PollinatorsPollination partners
ParentageCox's Orange Pippin
Worcester Pearmain