This tree is grown on miniature M27 stock. M27 is a rootstock that produces the smallest tree of all; maturing to around 180cm’s in height and width, this tree is ideal for a container or small garden, courtyard or allotment. It should be staked if in a windy or open position. Crops can exceed 20ibs per tree when established and this rootstock is quite precocious, often yielding the year following planting
Red Windsor is 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 Cox-type flavour. It is also self fertile & naturally compact.
Red Windsor miniature 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.