Charles Ross fan/espalier


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Charles Ross fan/espalier
A favourite over the years with large, highly coloured fruits, a Cox-type apple without the foibles.

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Charles Ross fan espalier Apple Trees for sale

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 Charles Ross is a young tree suitable for training yourself, in situ. Such trees usually settle to cropping within 2 or 3 seasons.

Named in 1899 and of Berkshire origin. It’s fame has endured throughout the ensuing years and Charles Ross remains one of the most popular and well known of garden apple trees.

Charles Ross espalier tree – Season:

This variety should be harvested in October and eaten by Christmas to be enjoyed at it’s best.

Charles Ross – appearance:

Quite a large apple, especially for a dessert. Has the appearance and scent of a glorious brighter Cox’s with broken orange red stripes and stippling over a green gold base.

Charles Ross apple treesflavour:

Well known for it’s flavour which is akin to a Cox’s, maybe slightly milder but still with plenty of intense aromatic quality and a good blend of acidity and sugar. Flesh is cream and slightly yielding.


A dessert apple and also good for table decoration.

Cropping & Growth

A hardy tree of moderate vigour and also has good disease resistance, especially scab.

Charles Ross - Pollination: Pollination group ‘C’ so pollinate with varieties in the same or adjacent groups.

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