Katy Apple tree


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Katy Apple tree
A variety from Scandinavia so very suited to colder area's. The strongly red blushed fruits ripen mid September and will keep for a month or more. Very good flavour & easy to grow.

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Syn Katja. Swedish raised in the 1940’s from a Worcester x James Grieve cross. A very popular garden variety that suits all area’s including the North.

Katy Apple tree – Season:

Katy can be harvested in early September and keeps well, for an early, may be used into October.

Katy - appearance:

Broadly conical with white inner flesh and a shiny deep maroon red skin colour almost obliterating the base colour.

Katy apple trees – flavour:

Sweet and fruity with a slight hint of strawberries but has retained a little of the balancing acidity of James Grieve.


For dessert use and also juicing.

Cropping & Growth

Vigorous and healthy. A good cropper and frost hardy.

Katy - Pollination: ‘B’ pollination group, use varieties with the same or adjacent groups to pollinate successfully. Here are some suggested varieties to pollinate with 'Katy':


Crimson Queening

Exeter X



Cox's Orange Pippin

Arthur Turner

James Grieve

Tree sizes for Katy 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 intermediate 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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