A recent introduction which is a cross of James Grieve x Golden Delicious. One of th very best garden apple trees which has quickly established itself and is now our top-selling variety. It has everything; flavour, appearance, storing qualities, texture, reliability and disease resistance. Oh – and it’s self fertile too!
Red Falstaff Apple tree – Season:
Pick early October, will store until December with little loss of texture.
Red Falstaff - appearance:
A handsome apple, the green-yellow base colour hardly visible beneath a dense covering of vibrant red.
Red Falstaff apple trees – flavour:
Braeburn style but better. Dense, crunchy, juicy, sweet but not excessively so. Maintains it’s texture very well.
A dessert apple.
Cropping & Growth
Medium growth, hardy and disease free. Heavy cropper.
Red Falstaff - Pollination: Self fertile so needs no pollinating partners itself. Red Falstaff is in pollination group ‘B’ so will pollinate varieties in the same or adjacent groups.
Tree sizes for Red Falstaff 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.