This Crimson Queening 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
Crimson Queening is 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 Miniature M27 tree – 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.
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 good suggestions:
Cox's Orange Pippin
Court of Wick