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APPLE, CHARLES ROSS
Malus domestica Charles Ross

APPLE, CHARLES ROSS (Malus domestica Charles Ross)
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Raised by Charles Ross in Berkshire and first exhibited in 1890. Best used early for cooking when it bakes well. Very large, good, sweet flavoured, juicy orange-red eater. Easy to grow, scab resistant. Good exhibition variety and remains a good garden variety, even in Scotland. Suitable for colder areas and is more resistant to frost.

Season of Use: Oct-Nov Culinary (Suitable for Cooking)Desert Fruit

 Maiden
 MM106 Br
17.95 Limited stock available
 Bush
 MM106 Br
20.95 Available at last stock take
 Maiden
 MM106 Pg
19.99 Limited stock available
 Bush
 MM106 Pg
29.99 Limited stock available

POLLINATORS FOR APPLE, CHARLES ROSS

This plant is in pollination group 2, it is reasonably self-fertile but will fruit better with a pollinator. Choose a pollinator in group 1, 2 or 3 (listed below).

DescriptionSeason of UseCooker/Desert DescriptionSeason of UseCooker/Desert
Arthur TurnerAug-OctCulinary (Suitable for Cooking) Ashmead's KernelDec-MarDesert Fruit
Beauty of BathEarly AugDesert Fruit Black TauntonNov.For Cider Making
BountifulOct-JanCulinary (Suitable for Cooking)Desert Fruit BraeburnOct-JanDesert Fruit
Chivers DelightNov.-Jan.Desert Fruit Christmas PippinOct-JanDesert Fruit
Core BlimeyOct-JanDesert Fruit Cox's Self-FertileOct-JanDesert Fruit
Dabinett (Cider)Nov.For Cider Making DiscoveryAug-SeptDesert Fruit
Egremont RussetOct-DecDesert Fruit Ellison's OrangeSept-OctDesert Fruit
FiestaOct-MarDesert Fruit Galloway PippinNov-FebCulinary (Suitable for Cooking)Desert Fruit
Golden DeliciousNov.-Feb.Desert Fruit Herefordshire Redstreak (Cider)NovFor Cider Making
Herefordshire RussetSept-JanDesert Fruit Howgate WonderOct-JanCulinary (Suitable for Cooking)
KatySeptDesert Fruit Kidd's Orange RedOct-FebDesert Fruit
Kingston BlackNov.For Cider Making Laxton's SuperbNov-MarDesert Fruit
Red DevilSept-JanDesert Fruit Red FalstaffOct-MarDesert Fruit
Red PippinOct-MarDesert Fruit Red WindsorAug-Mid OctDesert Fruit
Royal GalaLate Sept-DecDesert Fruit ScrumptiousSept-OctDesert Fruit
SunsetNov-DecDesert Fruit SurpizeSep-DecDesert Fruit
Tickled PinkLate Sept.Culinary (Suitable for Cooking)Desert Fruit Tom Putt (Cider)Sept-NovCulinary (Suitable for Cooking)For Cider Making
Winter GemOct-MarDesert Fruit Worcester PearmainAug-SeptDesert Fruit

Key: CookerCooking Apple, Dessert AppleDessert fruit, Suitable for Cider MakingCider Apple.

Crab apples such as Golden Hornet and John Downie also are good pollinators for all apples. In areas where there are many apple trees already growing it may not be necessary to plant an extra pollinator.


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