Raised and introeduced by the famous Veitch Nurseries, Slough, Berkshire in 1908. Has remained one of the most prominent culinary varieties ever since.
Reverend W Wilks apple tree – Season:
For use throughout September & October.
Reverend W Wilks – appearance:
A large semi-conical apple of very pale whitish-green with some orange striping.
Reverend W Wilks apple trees – flavour:
Well known for cooking to a sweet golden froth. Superb for dumplings, jellies and sauces.
A classic culinary apple.
Cropping & Growth
Quite compact, especially in the early years. Good cropper, can be biennial.
Rev W Wilks - Pollination: Pollination group ‘A’ so pollinate with varieties in the same or adjacent groups. Here are some suggested varieties:
Beauty of Bath
Tree sizes for Reverend W Wilks 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.