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:
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.