Apple Tree - Claygate Pearmain
Origin: Claygate, Surrey, 1821
Apple Taste: Strong, nutty
Flowering Group : 4
Size : Maiden
Harvest : October
Vigour : Medium
The original Claygate Pearmain was found in a hedge at Claygate by John Braddick. An apple tree once grown in most country house gardens. Claygate Pearmain apples are flushed orange / red, good cropper. Originally "Pearmain" apples were either shaped liked pears or, from the Old French, supposedly had good keeping qualities.
Supplier : R.V. Roger Ltd.
We donate half of our profit on sales of Claygate Pearmain apple trees to Common Ground
See our section on Pollination Groups to help you select your apple trees.
The rootstock for all our apple trees is the most vigorous available. We try to offer as many apple varieties as we can on M25 rootstock, which will produce the standard trees of a traditional orchard, where they would be planted between 6 and 8 metres apart. MM106, or M106, produces a good sized garden tree up to around 4m. Please refer to our size guide for details.
All our apple trees are bare root. At the height of the lifting season there may be up to a month?s delay between placing the order and dispatching due to pressure of orders, which are dealt with in date sequence, and the weather. Orders for Claygate Pearmain apple trees taken from March to September are confirmed in September ready for dispatch from November. Please note there is an overall minimum order size of £50.