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
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.