A Blenheim Orange x Golden Nible cross in 1902 produced this very late cooker which sotres very well and gives season-extending qualiy culinary apples deep into the Spring. Worcestershire origins.
Edward VII Apple tree – Season:
Harvest late, in November and use from storage, April or beyond is possible.
Edward VII Apple - appearance:
A handsome shining dark green apple of medium to large size.
Edward VII apple trees – flavour:
Robust and fruity, quite sharp so suits English tastes for more robust cookers. Cooks to a fairly firm puree, becoming sweeter later in the season.
Predominantly a culinary apple.
Cropping & Growth
Attractive blossom, a hardy medium sized fairly upright tree that is easy to manage.
Edward VII - Pollination: ‘D’ Pollination group, so use varieties with the same or adjacent pollinating prefixes. Here are some suggested varieties:
Court Pendu Plat
Tree sizes for Edward VII apple trees:
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.