An excellent new variety with some characteristics that make it the perfect garden variety. Red Windsor is a red sport of ‘Alkmene’ [itself an excellent variety] that came by way of Cox’s. Red Windsor could be described as having a Cpx-type flavour. It is also self fertile & naturally compact.
Red Windsor Apple tree – Season:
Harvest mid September, stroes until November.
Red Windsor- appearance:
A beautiful medium sized apple heavily dressed in red.
Red Windsor apple trees – flavour:
Good texture, nicely crisp but not woody. The cream flesh is well balanced with sugars and acidity and has honeyed and aromatic notes. Nicely scented.
Dessert, juice and table decoration.
Cropping & Growth
A small, compact grower with neat round headed growth. Seems to devote it’s energies to cropping.
Red Windsor- Pollination: Red Windsor is itself self pollinating so needs no other varieties to crop well. It is itself in pollination group ‘B’ so will help pollinate varieties in the same or adjacent groups.
Tree sizes for Red Windsor 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.