Origins unknown but a famous early cooker and usually the first culinary apple fit for use. Very good flavour.
Grenadier Apple tree – Season:
For use throughout August and into September.
Grenadier Apple - appearance:
Grenadier is a large, roundly conical pale green apple.
Grenadier apple trees – flavour:
Breaks down to a juicy puree, very good slightly sharp taste but sweeter than many cookers and versatile in the kitchen.
A classic culinary kitchen apple.
Cropping & Growth
Medium vigour, heavy cropper and trouble free. An excellent cooking apple tree and recommended.
Grenadier - Pollination: ‘B’ Pollination group, so use varieties with the same or adjacent pollinating prefixes. Here are some suggestions:
Cox's Orange Pippin
Tree sizes for Grenadier 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.