White Melrose apple tree


out of 20 ratings

White Melrose apple tree
A Scottish variety from 1831 which is very versatile and ideal for pies, sauces, baking and freezing. Suits dessert when fully ripe. Easy to grow and very hardy. Early season.

Share this:  

Melrose Castle, Scotland, 1831 but may be older still. A very good early cooker with an outstanding flavour.

White Melrose apple tree – Season:

For use mid September to mid-late October.

White Melrose – appearance:

Medium sized pale milky yellow.

White Melrose apple trees – flavour:

Intense, sweet-sharp, keeps some shape when cooked.


This culinary apple is very versatile, useful for pies, baking and tarts etc. Freezes well.

Cropping & Growth

Medium vigour, slightly spreading and heavy cropping. Hardy.

White Melrose Apple Trees - Pollination: Pollination group ‘B’ partner with any varieties in the same or adjacent groups. Here are some suggested varieties:

Arthur Turner




Red Falstaff




Tree sizes for White Melrose apple trees

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.

out of 20 ratings



out of 20 ratings

Download PDF Catalog
CRJ Fruit Trees 07555748221