A Somerset apple of considerable antiquity. Fruits are small with an intense flavour and this is a hardy tree that has been recommended for more exposed sites.
Court of Wick apple tree – Season:
Harvest from late September, usually stores until December.
Court of Wick – appearance:
Small, golden fruits flushed and mottled red, some russet patches.
Court of Wick apple trees – flavour:
Intense, juicy and fruity. Flesh is dense and crisp.
For dessert use, also as a table apple.
Cropping & Growth
Hardy, vigorous, prolific. Good for the north and exposed positions.
Court of Wick - Pollination: Pollination group ‘B’ so pollinate with varieties in the same or adjacent groups.
Tree sizes for Court of Wick:
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.