Organic Tydemans Early Worcester Apple is an early dessert apple that produces good sized fruits which are richly flavoured - sweet with a little acidity.
The apples are round or round conical with pale yellow skin that becomes greatly flushed red with purplish crimson stripes. These delicious apples result from a cross between Worcester Pearmain and McIntosh at East Malling Research Station, Kent in 1929 by Mr Tydeman, introduced in 1945 and named much later in 1963. The cross results in an early-season apple which takes after Worcester Pearmain and gets some extra sweetness and juiciness from McIntosh.
This variety is a partial tip bearer so is best avoided for growing as a cordon or espalier. However it is an underrated variety that deserves to be grown more as a quality early apple.
Supplied on Moderate Vigour (MM106) or Semi Dwarfing (M26) Rootstock, the apples are ready to be harvested from mid August and will only keep until mid September.
Organic Tydemans Early Worcester Dessert Apple Trees are despatched in bare-root form between November and March
- Organic Tydemans Early Worcester Dessert Apple Trees supplied in moderately vigorous and semi-dwarfing forms
- Vigorous rootstock grown trees approx. 1.5m when supplied and will reach up to 5.5m in bush form
- Semi-dwarfing get to 3.5m
- Fruits in 2-3 years
- Raised on Soil Association certified and DEFRA inspected specialist nursery - Soil Association Organic Certificate
- Grow as a bush tree - best to avoid growing as cordon or espalier
- Pollination group C
- Richly flavoured - sweet with a little acidity
- Pick from mid August
- Can be stored until mid September
- Prune in winter when dormant
- Pale yellow skin - greatly flushed red with crimson stripes
- Supplied with siting, planting and training leaflet
- Comes in maiden form for easy training and pruning
- Summer thinning boosts final yield
- See our Guide to Successful Fruit Trees for more growing advice
Delivery - delivery of your fruit trees is £9.95 to most parts of the UK. Unfortunately fruit trees are unable to be delivered to Northern Ireland and Eire. Customers in the Scottish highlands and islands should e-mail our Customer Services Department or telephone on 0333 400 6400 (local rate) for a quotation.
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Planting and Delivery Information
See our Guide to Successful Fruit Trees for more growing advice
Planting - do not attempt to plant your fruit trees when the ground is frozen or waterlogged. The trees can be stored in their packaging in an outbuilding or garage for 2-3 days, or can be heeled into the soil where the ground is not as frozen. Alternatively, plant up in large pots or containers and ensure the roots have good contact with the soil.
Delivery - delivery of your fruit trees is £14.95 to most parts of the UK. Unfortunately fruit trees are unable to be delivered to Northern Ireland and Eire. Customers in the Scottish highlands and islands should e-mail our Customer Services Department or telephone on 0333 400 6400 for a quotation.