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Carswell's Orange Apple

Malus domestica
A handsom aromatic mid season dessert apple.

Origin: Surrey UK 1938

Pollination:  Carswell's Orange is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

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Carswell's Orange Apple Trees for sale - order online

We currently produce this variety to order only through our bud-grafting service. You cannot order on line. If you wish to order please contact us using the messaging facility on the contact us page. Let us have your name, postal address, telephone and email address as well as which variety you would like us to produce, how many and on what rootstock. Bud-grafting is carried out in late July and early August. The trees would be supplied approximately 18 months later. We normally need to have received orders by the beginning of July. Please click here for full details of our bud-grafting service.


History and description of Carswell's Orange

Raised from a Cox's Orange Pippin Seedling by J W Carswell at Ashtead, Surrey, UK in 1938. Large, conical fruit. Handsome with scarlet flush and stripes over yellow skin. Yellow flesh. Good, well balanced, sweet-sharp, aromatic flavour.



Main characteristics of Carswell's Orange

Use Dessert
Colour Flushed
Flavour Aromatic
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Mid/Late Sep
Season of use  Sep-Oct

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer

Pollination date  14
Pollination group  D
Self fertility  Self-sterile Triploid
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Parentage  Cox's Orange PippinCox's Orange Pippin