Worcester Pearmain Apple tree


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Worcester Pearmain Apple tree
One of the most enduring and famous names in English apple growing history.

The fruits ripen in September & have a mild sweet flavour and a light fruity aroma.

Easy to grow but unsuited to cordon training.

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One of the most famous garden apple trees of all, 1800’s St Johns Worcester. Believed to be a seedling of Devonshire Quarrenden. Worcester is the predominant second early apple.

Worcester Pearmain apple tree – Season:

Harvest during September to enjoy at it’s best.

Worcester Pearmain – appearance:

A conical apple of medium size, pale yellow with light pinky red flush and striped predominating.

Worcester Pearmain apple trees – flavour:

Allowed to ripen properly on the tree a fine apple, sweet and juicy with a delicate hint of strawberries. Commercial sho-bought samples are usually disappointing.


Best for dessert use.

Cropping & Growth

A very good cropper on a tree of medium vigour that is easy to grow but unsuited to cordon growing. Best as a bush tree.

Worcester Pearmain Apple Trees - Pollination: Pollination group ‘C’ partner with any varieties in the same or adjacent groups. Here are some suggested varieties:


Charles Ross

Howgate Wonder


James Grieve

Self fertile Cox's


Tree sizes for Worcester Pearmain 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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