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An esteemed cooking and stewing apple with a naturally sweet and light flavour needing very little sugar. Also an attractive apple, large with many short red stripes over a golden yellow base, used by Victorian gardeners for dining and buffet table displays. It was raised in 1857 by Samuel Greatorex in Leicester and named after his baby daughter who died. The original tree was still growing in the 1970s. Trees are hardy and the fruit is best picked mid-October for use November-April.

 

Flowering group E (Mid-late)

 

MM106 rootstock gives a semi-dwarfing tree that will reach 4m in height. It will start fruiting at 3-4 years.

 

Annie Elizabeth MM106 2 year

£15.00Price
  • MM106 rootstock gives a semi-dwarfing tree that will reach 4m in height. It will start fruiting at 3-4 years.

     

    Tree comes as a maiden whip (1 year tree with no branches). The trees are bareroot, so the tree will arrive with bare roots (without soil) wrapped up ready for planting out or heeling in. Available only in dormant season (November-April).