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:
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.