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Green Roland



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.  Pollination partners

Green Roland 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 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.

Characteristics of Green Roland apple trees

UseDessert
ColourGreen
FlavourSharp
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeLate Sep
Season of useOct-Nov
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
Cropping
Pollination date14
Pollination groupD
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners