Leicestershire origins, 1920 although known for some years before that as Dumelows Seedling with which it is synonymous. Wellington is a very hardy cooking apple tree.
Wellington apple tree – Season:
A late storing variety, pick mid-late October, use from storage right into the Spring.
Wellington – appearance:
Medium to large pale yellow-white with a light orange flush. Can suit exhibition.
Wellington apple trees – flavour:
Similar to a Bramley, sharp and robustly flavoured, but the flesh is finer. Bakes well and makes superb pies.
A culinary apple. Also for exhibition purposes.
Cropping & Growth
Vigorous, spreading habit. Hardy and prolific. Easier to pollinate than Bramleys Seedling.
Wellington Apple Trees - Pollination: Pollination group ‘C’ partner with any varieties in the same or adjacent groups. Here are some suggested varieties:
Tree sizes for Wellington 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.