Apple Tree - Nonpareil
Origin: Probably France pre 17th century
Apple Taste: Intense sweet-sharp
Flowering Group : 2
Size : Maiden
Harvest : October
Vigour : Medium
Nonpareil was traditionally introduced from France by a Jesuit in the 16th century, although its first documentary record dates from 1696, in London. Grown in a sunny spot for the sugars to form fully, this ancient variety of apple tree can produce outstandingly-well flavoured fruit. Highly prized throughout the C18th and C19th, Nonpareil was often grown in pots and used as a decorative feature in parterres, as the fruit hangs on the tree for a long time.
Supplier : R.V. Roger Ltd.
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We supply apple trees on the most vigorous rootstocks available. They were created specifically for use in the UK and produce healthy, heavy cropping trees for our weather conditions. M106 produces a good garden sized apple tree, between 3 and 4 metres tall. Grown as a free standing tree it won't need staking, although initially best to use a cane to support your new plant. M25 rootstock will produce the 4m plus standard trees of a traditional orchard, where they would be planted between 6 and 8 metres apart. Please refer to our size guide for details.
All our Non Pareil 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 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.