Red Falstaff Apple
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Economy or Premium SelectionEconomy - rooted into its pot but a further season before moving up a pot size.
Premium - more growth in its pot. More mature than Economy
Red Falstaff was discovered as a sport from a branch of the original Falstaff apple in Norfolk during 1983 and has become popular due to its attractive appearance and Production of heavy crops crisp juicy apples. The trees have a slightly weeping habit, making apple-picking an easy task. Red Falstaff has a real crisp bite to its flesh with high juice content and sweet, tangy flavour. Red Falstaff is an easy going apple to grow with good disease resistance and the additional benefit of being self fertile.
The fruit can be picked at the end of September/beginning of October and be stored until the end of December. The heavy crops may mean that you have more apples than you know what to do with; many gardeners choose to juice at this time and freeze the extra fruit. Alternatively, the extra can be used for cider-making, to which it adds a distinct and tasty sharpness.
|Rootstock||Our Apple trees are grown on MM106 rootstocks|
|Harvest Time ||September/October|
|Bare Root Maiden ||A young single stemmed first year tree ||£18.95|
|Bare Root Feathered Maiden||A second year or older tree, pruned to create multiple small side branches||£24.95|
|Bare Root Half Standard ||An establishing tree with a clear stem, older than a feathered. It has been pruned and worked in the nursery by skilled hands to start creating the crown of the tree. A good ready shaped and finished tree for you to enjoy. ||£32.50|
|10 Litre Pot||Our youngest pot grown tree that is most economical for all year around planting, also ready to fruit and crop||£42.00|