Bakers Delicious


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Bakers Delicious
This connoisseurs variety has it's origins in Wales and is one of the best-tasting of the early varieties.

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Bakers Delicious has it’s origins in Wales and was introduced first in 1934. Although not a well known variety is retains a loyal following amongst apple enthusiasts. One of the best flavoured earlies.

Bakers Delicious – Season:

Early; harvest Bakers Delicious from late August or early September depending on the season, the fruits can be then be used throughout September.

Bakers Delicious – appearance:

A very decorous apple of medium sized, vividly flushed deep orange-red over gleaming gold.

Bakers Delicious apple trees – flavour:

Powerful, an excellent balance of sweetness and acidity.


Primarily used for dessert but may also be cooked with early in the season.

Cropping & Growth

This is a tree of medium vigour and one which can crop very heavily. Generally suited to most areas.

Bakers Delicious - Pollination: Pollination group is ‘B’ so choose any varieties in that group to partner.

Here are some suggested varieties:


Winter Gem

Red Windsor



Tree sizes for Bakers Delicious:

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.

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