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Garnet Apple

Malus domestica
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. Show suitable pollination partners

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Garnet 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 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.



Main characteristics of Garnet

Use Dessert
Colour Red
Flavour Subacid
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  11
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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Parentage  RivalWorcester Pearmain