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Garnet



A bright red early season dessert apple.

Origin: Essex UK, 1936

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

Garnet 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 Garnet

Raised by W.P.Seabrook, nurseryman, of Boreham, Essex from a Rival, Worcester Pearmain cross. Received by the National Fruit Collection UK in 1936. Bright red flushed fruit. Crisp and somewhat chewey flesh with a brisk flavour. Small tree.

Characteristics of Garnet apple trees

UseDessert
ColourRed
FlavourSubacid
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeEarly Sep
Season of useSep-Oct
Tree vigourSmall
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
Cropping
Pollination date11
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners
ParentageRival
Worcester Pearmain