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 - Elektra

Malus domestica 'Elektra'

availability prices and sizes
  • Type: Dessert
  • Pollination Group: A
  • Pick: October
  • Use: November - February

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Apple - Ellison's Orange

Apple - Ellison's Orange

Malus domestica 'Ellison's Orange'

availability prices and sizes
  • Type: Dessert
  • Pollination Group: C - self fertile
  • Pick: September
  • Use: September - October

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Apple - Emperor Alexander

Malus domestica 'Emperor Alexander'

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

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Apple - Epicure

Apple - Epicure

Malus domestica 'Epicure'

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

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Apple - Etlins Reinette

Apple - Etlins Reinette

Malus domestica 'Etlins Reinette'

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

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Apple - Fiesta

Apple - Fiesta

Malus domestica 'Fiesta'

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

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Apple - Fillingham Pippin

Apple - Fillingham Pippin

Malus domestica 'Fillingham Pippin'

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

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Apple - Flower of the Town

Apple - Flower of the Town

Malus domestica 'Flower of the Town'

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

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Apple - Forge

Apple - Forge

Malus domestica 'Forge'

availability prices and sizes
  • Type: Culinary
  • Pollination Group: B
  • Pick: September
  • Use: September - October

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Apple - Fortune

Apple - Fortune

Malus domestica 'Fortune'

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

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Apple - Gala

Malus domestica 'Gala'

availability prices and sizes
  • Type: Dessert
  • Pollination Group: B - self fertile

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Apple - Gascoyne's Scarlet

Apple - Gascoyne's Scarlet

Malus domestica 'Gascoyne's Scarlet'

availability prices and sizes
  • Type: Dual Purpose
  • Pollination Group: D - self sterile (Triploid)
  • Pick: October
  • Use: October - January

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Apple - George Cave

Apple - George Cave

Malus domestica 'George Cave'

availability prices and sizes
  • Type: Dessert
  • Pollination Group: A - self fertile
  • Pick: August
  • Use: August

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Apple - George Carpenter

Malus domestica 'George Carpenter'

availability prices and sizes
  • Type: Dessert
  • Pollination Group: B
  • Pick: September
  • Use: October - December

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Apple - George Fox

Apple - George Fox

Malus domestica 'George Fox'

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

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Apple - George Neal

Apple - George Neal

Malus domestica 'George Neal'

availability prices and sizes
  • Type: Dual Purpose
  • Pollination Group: A
  • Pick: August
  • Use: August - September

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Apple - Gipsy King

Malus domestica 'Gipsy King'

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

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Apple - Golden Delicious

Apple - Golden Delicious

Malus domestica 'Golden Delicious'

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

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