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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 we can produce trees for you through our custom grafting service. Trees can be grafted on any of the following rootstocks:

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

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

UseDessert
ColourFlushed
FlavourSweet
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeEarly Sep
Season of useSep-Nov
Tree vigourSmall
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingHeavy
Pollination date7
Pollination groupB
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners
ParentageJames Grieve
Worcester Pearmain