Apple Surprise

Surprise Apple

Malus domestica
Quite sweet with a pear-like flavour which keeps its shape when cooked.

Origin: England 1905

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

A guide to choosing Apple Trees



Surprise 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.


Main characteristics of Surprise

Use Dual Cul & Des
Colour Yellow
Flavour Pear-like
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Mid Sep
Season of use  Sep-Oct

Tree vigour  Vigorous
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Cropping Light

Pollination date  15
Pollination group  D
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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