History & Discovery
Originally from Newport, a once very famous South Wales apple. It is a handsome, mid-season and dual-purpose apple.
Freshly picked fruit can be used as a cooker. After storage it becomes a brisk eating apple. Can also be used for cider.
Rootstock & Eventual Tree Size
All fruit trees are grafted onto rootstocks. The rootstocks determine eventual tree size.
Bigger trees are more robust & produce more fruit, but take up more space.
Always choose a bigger rootstock if you need extra anchorage or your soil is poor (very wet, dry or rocky). Small trees cannot compete with grass and weeds.
Bilingual product label (left) and small tie-on label included.