A very good choice for a late cooker and a very valuable variety to add to a collection, giving large, good quality fruits suitable for all kitchen purposes, well into Spring.
Annie Elizabeth – Season:
A very late variety. Harvest as late as possible, in November. Will store with ease until March, and sometimes later.
Annie Elizabeth – appearance:
Large and quite highyl coloured, developing a handsome dark red flush on the sunny side. Flesh fiurm and green/white, yellowing later.
Annie Elizabeth apple trees – flavour:
Reasonably sweet for a cooker when properly ripe.
Suitable for all culinary purposes and tends to keep it’s texture when coooked. Great for pies and crumbles.
Cropping & Growth
Vigorous and largely healthy hardy grower, capable of heavy crops.
Annie Elizabeth - Pollination: Pollination group is ‘C’ so choose any varieties in that group to partner.
Tree sizes for Annie Elizabeth:
M27 is a miniature stock, ideal for very small gardens, pots on the patio etc. Grows to around 180cm’s. Good hearty soil is preferred.
M9 is classed as dwarfing and a good intermiate stock. Matures to 200cm’s plus with a similar spread. M9 is heavy cropping and promotes larger fruits, but needs permanent staking and good soil.
M26 stock Is classed as semi-dwarfing. Does well on poorer soil. Reaches 300cm’s+ with the same spread.
MM106 is vigorous and the best choice for where a larger ‘orchard sized’ tree is required. Grows 4m+ with the same spread and suitable for most soils.