Apple - Crimson Queening

Crimson Queening Apple

Malus domestica
An old English apple with dark red skin and an unusual pointed shape.

Origin: England 1831

Pollination:  Crimson Queening is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

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Crimson Queening 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 Crimson Queening

Crimson Queening apple was first recorded in 1831 but thought to be much older.

Medium sized fruit, long-conical shape and very irregular with prominent ribs. Crimson flush and bright red stripes over a pale greenish yellow skin. Generally smooth skinned but with some russet patches. Soft, pale cream flesh. Sweet and slightly scented.

A tree of weak vigour. Produces many spurs.



Main characteristics of Crimson Queening

Use Dessert
Colour Red
Flavour Sweet
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Early Sep
Season of use  Sep-Oct

Tree vigour  Small
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer

Pollination date  14
Pollination group  D
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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