Espalier or fan trees are used against a wall; you will need not less than 180 x 180cm’s for a fan or espalier tree. Please note we do not supply ready trained trees; this Red Falstaff is a young tree suitable for training yourself, in situ. Such trees usually settle to cropping within 2 or 3 seasons
Red Falstaff is a recent introduction which is a cross of James Grieve x Golden Delicious. One of th very best garden apple trees which has quickly established itself and is now our top-selling variety. It has everything; flavour, appearance, storing qualities, texture, reliability and disease resistance. Oh – and it’s self fertile too!
Red Falstaff Apple tree – Season:
Pick early October, will store until December with little loss of texture.
Red Falstaff - appearance:
A handsome apple, the green-yellow base colour hardly visible beneath a dense covering of vibrant red.
Red Falstaff apple trees – flavour:
Braeburn style but better. Dense, crunchy, juicy, sweet but not excessively so. Maintains it’s texture very well.
A dessert apple.
Cropping & Growth
Medium growth, hardy and disease free. Heavy cropper.
Red Falstaff - Pollination: Self fertile so needs no pollinating partners itself. Red Falstaff is in pollination group ‘B’ so will pollinate varieties in the same or adjacent groups.