White Melrose apple tree

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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.
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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.

Uses:

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

Katy

Saturn

Redsleeves

Red Falstaff

Limelight

Grenadier

Antonovka



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.
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