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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 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 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