Spartan apple trees


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Spartan apple trees
Spartan has consistently been voted one of Englands most eatable apples. The pure white interior is very sweet and has a lovely yielding texture.

This is a very reliable apple that produces very good yields on all rootstocks.

Season October-December or later.

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Has been enormously popular in the UK for so many years it might come as a surprise to learn that this is actually an American apple, raised 1926 from a Mc Intosh cross. One of the top 10 most satisfactory garden or orchard apples.

Spartan apple tree – Season:

Can be harvested late September onwards; usually keeps in store well into December .

Sparrtan – appearance:

A gorgeous apple almost entirely coloured dark maroon red. Inside very white; no more than medium sized.

Spartan apple trees – flavour:

The tender pure white flesh is decidedly sweet and mellow with a lightly fruity flavour. Notes of melon or strawberry are usually present.


A dessert apple.

Cropping & Growth

A ree of medium vigour, very heavy cropper.

Spartan Apple Trees - Pollination: Spartan is partly self fertile and belongs in pollination group ‘C’ and will pollinate well with any other varieties in the same of adjacent groups. Here are some suggested varieties:

Charles Ross

Annie Elizabeth



Merton Knave

Self fertile Cox's

Kidds Orange Red

Tree sizes for Spartan 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.

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