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The most popular early apple by far with lovely crisp, sweetly flavoursome fruits. Easy to grow everywhere.

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An Essex raised variety, believed to be a Worcester x Beauty of Bath cross. This famous variety is probably the best early dessert apple. One of the best and most popular of garden varieties.

Discovery Apple tree – Season:

Enjoy straight from the tree, from early August through to mid September.

Discoery Apple - appearance:

A medium sized apple partly or completely covered by a spread of glorious crimson red. Base colour is yellow-green.

Discoery apple trees – flavour:

Clean white flesh with a pleasant, sweet, clean and refreshing flavour. Has a pleasing scent when freshly picked.


A dessert apple through and through.

Cropping & Growth

A tree of medium vigour, freely cropping and generally trouble free.

Discovery - Pollination: ‘B’ Pollination group, so use varieties with the same or adjacent pollinating prefixes. Here is a suggested list of good pollinating varieties for 'Discovery':

Cox's Orange Pippin

Bakers Delicious

Arthur Turner




Tree sizes for Discovery apple trees for sale:

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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