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Alkmene



An aromatic Cox like dessert apple from Germany also known and sold as Early Windsor.

Origin: Germany, 1930

Pollination: Alkmene is self-fertile and a pollinator is not necessary for producing a crop.  Pollination partners

Alkmene apple trees for sale

ItemPriceQuantity
M26 rootstock 1 year Maiden (Semi-dwarfing) £17.50 Sold-out
M26 rootstock 2 year Cordon (Semi-dwarfing) £26.50

Orders placed now will be delivered in the winter planting season.


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History and description of Alkmene

Alkmene apple was raised in the 1930's from Geheimrat Dr Oldenburg x Cox's Orange Pippin in Brandenburg, Germany. It is widely grown in Germany and Holland. It is also grown in the UK and sold as Early Windsor. An improved red sport Red Windsor is also now available and is a very popular garden variety. Crisp and juicy fruit with an aromatic, honeyed flavour.

Characteristics of Alkmene apple trees

UseDessert
ColourFlushed
FlavourAromatic
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeLate Sep
Season of useOct-Nov
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingHeavy
Pollination date7
Pollination groupB
Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
PollinatorsPollination partners
ParentageCox's Orange Pippin