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Sussex Mother



An old Sussex apple. Sweet with a distinctive spicy flavour and a hint of aniseed.

Origin: Sussex UK, 1884

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

Sussex Mother 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.

Characteristics of Sussex Mother apple trees

UseDessert
ColourFlushed
FlavourSpicy
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeSept
Season of useSept
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitSpreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
Cropping
Pollination date12
Pollination groupD
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners