Crimson Queening fan espalier

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Crimson Queening fan espalier
A handsome highly coloured apple with a teneder, juicy interior, makes a beautiful tree.
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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 Crimson Queening is a young tree suitable for training yourself, in situ. Such trees usually settle to cropping within 2 or 3 seasons

An interesting old variety from 1831 that is ideal for those who prefer apples with a yielding texture. Sometimes known as Crimson Quoining.

Crimson Queening – Season:

Suitable for eating from early September and will keep until October.

Crimson Queening – appearance:

Lives up to it’s name, the fruits are medium to large in size and almost entirely covered in a rich, shining dark red.

Crimson Queening – flavour

Creamy white inside, the texture is tender and juicy, as befits an apple with a distinctly scented, floral quality to it’s flavour.

Uses:

Dessert use only. Very ornamental fruits.

Cropping & Growth

Low to medium vigour, slightly spreading habit. .

Crimson Queening - Pollination: Pollination group ‘C’ so pollinate with varieties in the same or adjacent groups. Here are some redommended varieties:

Charles Ross

Allington Pippin

Ashmeads Kernel

Bountiful

American Mother



Tree sizes for Crimson Queening:

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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