Jester

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Jester
A very good and undervalued EMRS Kent raised English apple with some excellent virtues that make it an ideal garden apple. Jolly yellow/green fruits spread with crimson, crisply textured with a clean, juicy interior. October to December use; well worth growing.
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Another excellent EM.R.S Kent introduction, this time from 1966. Raised from a cross between a form of Golden Delicious and Worcester Pearmain. A very undervalued variety which is ideal for garden growing.

Jester Apple tree – Season:

Jester can be picked in October and used through to December.

Jester - appearance:

A jolly looking apple of bright yellow with a handsome red flush.

Jester apple trees – flavour:

Very good. Sweet, very juicy, crisp and with plenty of good fruity flavour.

Uses:

A dessert apple, also for kitchen decoration or juicing.

Cropping & Growth

Medium vigour, slightly spreading. Abundant cropper and reliable, somewhat frost resistant.

Jester - Pollination: ‘B’ pollination group, use varieties with the same or adjacent groups to pollinate successfully. Hereare some suggestions:

Greensleeves

Falstaff

Bountiful

Arthur Turner

Fortune

Empire



Tree sizes for Jester 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.

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