Worcester Pearmain fan espalier


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Worcester Pearmain fan espalier
An excellent and highly popular second early variety with a light, fruity sweet taste.

Season September; productive.

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Espalier or fan trees are used against a wall; you will need not less than 180 x 180cm’s for a fan or espalier tree. Please note we do not supply ready trained trees; this Worcester Pearmain is a young tree suitable for training yourself, in situ. Such trees usually settle to cropping within 2 or 3 seasons.

This is 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 fan espalier 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 treesflavour:

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


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