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Hunter's Majestic



A large mid season dual purpose apple.

Origin: Cambridgeshire UK, 1914

Pollination: Hunter's Majestic is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Hunter's Majestic apple trees produced to special order

We do not stock this variety, but we might be able to produce trees for you through our custom grafting service, depending on the availability of suitable grafting material. Trees can be grafted on any of the following rootstocks:

  • CG-1Hunter's Majestic tree custom-grafted on M9 rootstock (Dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-2Hunter's Majestic tree custom-grafted on M26 rootstock (Semi-dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-3Hunter's Majestic tree custom-grafted on MM106 rootstock (Semi-vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-4Hunter's Majestic tree custom-grafted on MM111 rootstock (Vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-5Hunter's Majestic tree custom-grafted on M25 rootstock (Very vigorous)£39.00 each

If you wish to go order please fill in our contact form in the first instance, stating your name, full address, and the rootstock(s) you wish the tree(s) to be grafted on. You will need to contact us before June.

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).

History and description of Hunter's Majestic

Raised by Miss E Balding, of Upwell, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire before 1914 from a Worcester Pearmain cross. Introduced in 1928 by W Hunter, of Wisbech. A large dual purpose apple. Used early it cooks to a brisk bright yellow puree and later mellows to have a quite rich taste as a dessert apple.

Characteristics of Hunter's Majestic apple trees

UseDual Cul & Des
ColourFlushed
FlavourSubacid
Fruit sizeLarge
Picking timeMid Sep
Season of useSep-Nov
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
Cropping
Pollination date10
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners
ParentageWorcester Pearmain