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Elton Beauty

A pretty bright red dessert apple with a slightly sharp strawberry flavour.

Origin: Cheshire UK, 1952

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

Elton Beauty apple trees produced to order

We do not stock this variety, but it is available through our custom bud-grafting service.

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). You can choose the number of trees and the rootstock(s) you want the trees grafted on.

Read more about our Grafting service here.

If you wish to order a grafted tree of this variety please fill in our contact form in the first instance.

History and description of Elton Beauty

Raised from a James Grieve X Worcester Pearmain at Ince Orchards, Chester UK. Introduced in 1952. A medium to large round fruit. Bright red flush over a green background colour. White, soft, juicy flesh. When fully ripe has the sweetness of Worcester and juicy soft white flesh of James Grieve. Slight strawberry flavour. Sharp if picked too early. A tree of weak vigour. Heavy cropper.

Characteristics of Elton Beauty apple trees

Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeEarly Sep
Season of useSep-Nov
Tree vigourSmall
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Pollination date7
Pollination groupB
PollinatorsPollination partners
ParentageJames Grieve
Worcester Pearmain