Bramley Apple Trees

Malus domestica

£48.00£60.00

The Bramley Apple Tree produces the best cooking apple with a wonderful flavour and giving good results. A vigorous tree with a spreading habit.

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Botanical name

Malus domestica

Ultimate height and spread

4 metres x 3 metres

When to plant

Anytime

Position

Full Sun

Growth rate

Vigorous

Soil Type

Fertile, Well drained

Description

Wonderfully voluptuous large green apples used for cooking . Their white flesh has a sharp juicy flavour and are used for all types of baking and cooking with perfect results, a mouth wateringly tangy apple flavour and perfect texture.

They have a beautiful blossom and the fruit is ready to be picked in early October and can be stored very well often lasting into the following spring. A very vigorous tree with heavy cropping it is best grown as a freestanding tree.

Fully hardy liking sun and fertile well drained soil. Prune in November/December after leaves have fallen.

Apples trees are a wonderful source of food and shelter for birds, bees and other wildlife.

It makes a heavenly apple juice mixed with sweeter apple varieties and can also be used in cider. The raw fruit contains over twice the Vitamin C than most other apples.

Position: full sun
Soil: fertile well drained soil
Rate of growth: strong vigorous with an upright spreading habit
Uses: best cooking apple in the world, good for juice mixed with sweeter varieties
Harvest: early October
Store & ripen in a cool, dry place:
Partial Tip Bearer: not ideal for cordons & training on wires.

Symbolism Apple, domestica
The apple has very similar associations with the quince. From Adam and Eve to the present day the apple has long been a symbol of love and romance, together with peace and happiness. In some legends, apples were the food of the gods and in the Celtic tradition apples were said to grow in Paradise.