Apples

(Malus domestica)

Perhaps the best known fruit for growing in the UK, and benefiting from the ideal mild, moist Atlantic conditions that beset the British Isles; the apple has been cultivated for centuries, with more than 2000 named varieties now being recorded in the National Fruit Collection. Here at RV Roger Ltd. we grow thousands of apple trees each year, of more than 240 different varieties - including a large number of hard to find, regional, or historic varieties, and including a wide range of cultivars (cultivated varieties) for different tastes and purposes: (cooking, eating raw, cider production etc).

The apple tree (Malus domestica, also known as Malus pumila) is a deciduous tree in the rose family best known for its sweet, pomaceous fruit, the apple. It is cultivated worldwide as a fruit tree, and is the most widely grown species in the genus Malus. The tree originated in Central Asia, where its wild ancestor, Malus sieversii, is still found today. Apples have been grown for thousands of years in Asia and Europe,and although there is evidence that apples grew wild in Britain in the Neolithic period, it was the Romans who first introduced varieties with sweeter and greater taste. The earliest known mention of apples in England was by King Alfred in about 885 AD in his English translation of Gregory's Pastoral Care"".

(despatched between November 2017 and March 2018 )

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Apple - Borsdorfer

Apple - Borsdorfer

Malus domestica 'Borsdorfer'

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  • Type: Dessert
  • Pollination Group: B - self sterile
  • Pick: October
  • Use: November - January

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Apple - Bountiful

Apple - Bountiful

Malus domestica 'Bountiful'

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  • Type: Culinary
  • Pollination Group: A - self sterile

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Apple - Bramley's Seedling

Apple - Bramley's Seedling

Malus domestica 'Bramley's Seedling'

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  • Type: Culinary
  • Pollination Group: B - self sterile (Triploid)
  • Pick: October
  • Use: November - May

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Apple - Bradley's Beauty

Malus domestica 'Bradley's Beauty'

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  • Type: Dual Purpose

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Apple - Braeburn

Malus domestica 'Braeburn'

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  • Type: Dessert
  • Pollination Group: B

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Apple - Brownlee's Russet

Apple - Brownlee's Russet

Malus domestica 'Brownlee's Russet'

availability prices and sizes
  • Type: Dessert
  • Pollination Group: B - partially self fertile
  • Pick: November
  • Use: January - May

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Apple - Brown's

Apple - Brown's

Malus domestica 'Brown's'

availability prices and sizes
  • Type: Cider
  • Pollination Group: C - self sterile
  • Pick: October
  • Use: November

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Apple - Brown's Crofton

Apple - Brown's Crofton

Malus domestica 'Brown's Crofton'

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  • Type: Dessert
  • Pollination Group: B
  • Pick: October
  • Use: December - February

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Apple - Brown's Seedling

Apple - Brown's Seedling

Malus domestica 'Brown's Seedling'

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  • Type: Dual Purpose
  • Pollination Group: B - self sterile
  • Pick: October
  • Use: November - January

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Apple - Cats Head

Apple - Cats Head

Malus domestica 'Cats Head'

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  • Type: Culinary
  • Pollination Group: B - self sterile
  • Pick: October
  • Use: October - January

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Apple - Charlestown Pippin

Malus domestica 'Sharleston Pippin'

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  • Type: Dessert
  • Pollination Group: B
  • Pick: September
  • Use: September - October

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Apple - Charles Ross

Apple - Charles Ross

Malus domestica 'Charles Ross'

availability prices and sizes
  • Type: Dual Purpose
  • Pollination Group: B - self sterile
  • Pick: September
  • Use: October - November

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Apple - Chiver's Delight

Apple - Chiver's Delight

Malus domestica 'Chiver's Delight'

availability prices and sizes
  • Type: Dessert
  • Pollination Group: C - self sterile
  • Pick: October
  • Use: November - January

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Apple - Claygate Pearmain

Apple - Claygate Pearmain

Malus domestica 'Claygate Pearmain'

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  • Type: Dessert
  • Pollination Group: B - self sterile
  • Pick: October
  • Use: December - February

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Apple - Cockpit Improved

Apple - Cockpit Improved

Malus domestica 'Cockpit Improved'

availability prices and sizes
  • Type: Culinary
  • Pollination Group: B - self sterile
  • Pick: November
  • Use: December - April

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Apple - Colapuy

Apple - Colapuy

Malus domestica 'Colapuy'

availability prices and sizes
  • Type: Dessert
  • Pollination Group: C - self sterile
  • Pick: November
  • Use: January - May

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Apple - Coronation

Apple - Coronation

Malus domestica 'Coronation'

availability prices and sizes
  • Type: Dessert
  • Pollination Group: B - self sterile
  • Pick: September
  • Use: September - November

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Apple - Cornish Gilliflower

Apple - Cornish Gilliflower

Malus domestica 'Cornish Gilliflower'

availability prices and sizes
  • Type: Dessert
  • Pollination Group: B - self sterile
  • Pick: October
  • Use: November - March

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Apple - Court of Wick

Apple - Court of Wick

Malus domestica 'Court of Wick'

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  • Type: Dessert
  • Pollination Group: C
  • Pick: September
  • Use: October - December

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