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Green Roland Apple

Malus domestica
A mild flavoured green cooking apple from Norfolk

Origin: Norfolk UK 1945

Pollination:  Green Roland is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

A guide to choosing Apple Trees

Green Roland 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 Green Roland

Arose in Norfolk and first described in 1945. Bright green, smooth skinned fruit with green tinged flesh. Good fruity flavour, quite sugary. Often used as a culinary apple in East Anglia during the 1939-45 war since it required little or no sugar.

Main characteristics of Green Roland

Use Dessert
Colour Green
Flavour Sharp
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Late Sep
Season of use  Oct-Nov

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer

Pollination date  14
Pollination group  D
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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