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Cellini



A dual purpose apple widely grown around Victorian London.

Origin: London UK, 1828

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

Cellini apple trees for sale

1-year maiden trees

These are the most versatile choice for home orchards, community fruit tree projects, and for training on in any form you require.

FormRootstockPriceQuantity
MaidenMM111Vigorous £23.50 Sold-out

Orders placed now will be delivered in the winter planting season.

History and description of Cellini

Raised by the nurseryman Leonard Phillips of Vauxhall, London and introduced c1828. Grown around London in the 19th Century. Attractive bright red flushed fruit. Crisp, juicy flesh. Quite sharp tasting with an unusual balsamatic or aniseed flavour. Cooks to a light flavoured, cream coloured puree.

Characteristics of Cellini apple trees

UseDual Cul & Des
ColourRed
FlavourSharp
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeMid Sep
Season of useSep-Nov
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitSpreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingHeavy
Pollination date12
Pollination groupD
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners
ProgenyDuchess of Bedford
Exquisite
James Lawson