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Foulden Pearmain



An old dual purpose apple from Norfolk.

Origin: Norfolk UK, 1818

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

Foulden Pearmain 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 Foulden Pearmain

Arose in the garden of Mrs Horrex at Foulden, Norfolk. Introduced 1818 by G Lindley, nurseryman. Medium sized, round fruit with smooth flushed skin. A dual purpose apple with plenty of acidity but quite sweet. Cooks to a juicy bright lemon puree with good flavour.

Characteristics of Foulden Pearmain apple trees

UseDual Cul & Des
ColourFlushed
FlavourSharp
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeMid/Late Sep
Season of useSep-Oct
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
Cropping
Pollination date10
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners