Red Ellison Apple trees


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Red Ellison Apple trees
A sport of the well known Ellisons Orange, better than it's parent. Has the same disttive mildly-anisseed type flavour but a better colour. Heavy yielder; early-mid season. Easy to grow.

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A red sport of the Ellisons Orange apple tree.

Red Ellison Apple tree – Season:

Enjoy this variety from late September to November.

Red Ellisons - appearance:

Conical green-yellow heavily striped and mottled in red.

Red Ellisons apple trees – flavour:

Very distinctive taste – the tender, juicy flesh has a sweet aniseed taste.


A dessert apple.

Cropping & Growth

Medium growth, hardy and disease free. Heavy cropper.

Red Ellison - Pollination: Red Ellisons is in pollination group ‘C’ so will pollinate well with varieties in the same or adjacent groups. Here are some suggested varieties:

Peasgood Nonsuch

Charles Ross

Chivers Delight

Laxtons Epicure

Laxtons Superb


Pitmaston Pineapple

Tree sizes for Red Ellisons 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 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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