Blenheim Orange Miniature M27 Apple Tree
This Blenheim Orange tree is grown on miniature M27 stock. M27 is a rootstock that produces the smallest tree of all; maturing to around 180cm’s in height and width, this tree is ideal for a container or small garden, courtyard or allotment. It should be staked if in a windy or open position. Crops can exceed 20ibs per tree when established and this rootstock is quite precocious, often yielding the year following planting.
Blenheim Orange is a very old variety discovered in Oxfordshire in the 1700’s, Blenheim Orange is one of the most famous English apples.
Blenheim Orange M27 Apple tree – Season:
Mid-late Season; harvest in November and enjoy through January.
Blenheim Oeange Apple - appearance:
A large dull yellow apple with some red flush.
Blenheim Orange mini apple trees – flavour:
Sub-acid to almost savoury with a slight nuttiness. Not too sweet yet not too tart, it strikes a good balance and is a very good eating variety with a crumbly cream flesh.
Very much known as a dual purpose variety, has very fine eating qualities for dessert but also cooks well so a very useful variety to have.
Cropping & Growth
Vigorous and easy to grow, largely healthy. Partly tip-bearing so better as a bush tree.
Blenheim Orange - Pollination: This variety is a Triploid so is best grown with two other mid season flowering varieties to achieve full cropping potential.