Red Ellison fan espalier


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Red Ellison fan espalier
Heavily orange-red flushed skin, a very plentiful cropping tree that tends to resist frosts and disease so is easy to grow. The fruits are gently scented of aniseed.

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Espalier or fan trees are used against a wall; you will need not less than 180 x 180cm’s for a fan or espalier tree. Please note we do not supply ready trained trees; this Ellisons apple tree is a young tree suitable for training yourself, in situ. Such trees usually settle to cropping within 2 or 3 seasons.

Red Ellison is simply 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 treesflavour:

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

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