Jumbo apple tree


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Jumbo apple tree
Jumbo is a new culinary variety which is aptly named as the fruits are very large. They have excellent storing properties - well into the Spring and a good sweet flavour. A sytong growing tree.

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A recent introduction to the range of Culinary apple trees, and a good garden variety. The fruits can attain huge size and have very versatile qualities.

Jumbo Apple tree – Season:

Harvest in October and use from storage well into Spring; a very good keeepr with little loss of texture or flavour.

Jumbo - appearance:

Very large and weighty and impressive, the solid fruits have a handsome orange blaze and some striping in red over amedium green background. Yellows and intensifies in colour with age.

Jumbo apple trees – flavour:

Relatively sweet for a cooker with a good fruity aroma. Keeps it’s teture when cooked, good for dicing, flans, tarts and pies as well as chutneys and juicing.


A culinary apple but has been enjoyed for dessert in March as it has quite high natural sugar levels for a cooker.

Cropping & Growth

Vigorous, spreading with heavy reliable crops of very large fruit. Good disease resistance and a good variety for cold areas.

Jumbo - Pollination: A triploid variety that needs to be planted with two others to achieve full potential. Here are some suggested varieties:




Howgate Wonder


Arthur Turner


Tree sizes for Jumbo 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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