This 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.
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 miniature tree – Season:
This variety should be harvested in October and eaten by Christmas to be enjoyed at it’s best.
Charles Ross M27 tree– 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 mini apple trees – flavour:
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.