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St Ailred



A juicy apple similar in flavour to a ripe James Grieve

Origin: Leicestershire UK,

Pollination: St Ailred is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

St Ailred apple trees produced to order

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

  • CG-1St Ailred tree custom-grafted on M9 rootstock (Dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-2St Ailred tree custom-grafted on M26 rootstock (Semi-dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-3St Ailred tree custom-grafted on MM106 rootstock (Semi-vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-4St Ailred tree custom-grafted on MM111 rootstock (Vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-5St Ailred 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).

Characteristics of St Ailred apple trees

UseDessert
ColourFlushed
FlavourSavoury
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeEarly Sep
Season of useSept
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitSpreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
Cropping
Pollination date12
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners
ParentageEllison's Orange
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