This Worcester Pearmain apple tree is grown on miniature M27 stock. M27 is a rootstock that produces the smallest tree of all; maturing to around 180cm’s in height and width, this tree is ideal for a container or small garden, courtyard or allotment. It should be staked if in a windy or open position. Crops can exceed 20ibs per tree when established and this rootstock is quite precocious, often yielding the year following planting.
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 miniature 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