If you love a tart apple this is it. Bramley Seedling apple tree produces one of the premiere cooking apple of England. The first Bramley Seedling apple tree grew from a seed planted by a young girl, Mary Ann Brailsford, in her garden Nottinghamshire, England. The Bramley Seedling apple becomes golden and fluffy when cooked and makes a great sauce. A large green apple with a sharp acid taste and very high in Vitamin C. The Bramley Seedling apple tree has been gaining in popularity throughout the states with chefs and at farmers markets. The Bramley Seedling is a large, vigorous tree that bears heavily and has apple scab resistance. Consider Grimes Golden, and/or Newtown Pippin for pollination. Triploid. Please see below for further information on our organically grown Bramley Seedling apple trees for sale.
Pollination Requirement: None/Sterile pollen Best plant with self-fertile apple
Origin Date: England 1809
Disease Resistance: Excellent
Storage: 1 to 2 months
Rootstock: MM 111 (semi-dwarf)
Years to Bear: 2-4 years
Recommended Spacing: 12-16 ft.
Mature Size: 12-16 ft.
Water Requirements: 12-15 gallons per week May through Sept.
Shape when Shipped: Feathered and whips (few side branching)
Size supplied when shipped:Our trees range in height from 4-8 ft. in our field and trimmed to 4 to 5 ft. when shipped. Our young two year trees are most often feathered (side limbs). The trees diameter (caliper) is often 1/2 to 3/4 inch;
*As noted by University of California Scientists and other qualified professionals the most successful trees often have caliper from 1/2" to 5/8" and usually establish faster than smaller and larger planting stock.
Basic idea for Pruning: Most fruit trees should be pruned in frost-free periods mid to late winter. (apricots best after bud break) Remove most vertical branches and shorten side branches. Fruiting wood is best on horizontal to 45 degree limbs. Learn more...
Shipping Note: Our fruit trees and berries are delivered to you bareroot during their winter dormancy from January through May depending on USDA zone. Trees are shipped with your invoice and helpful planting directions. There is no minimum quantity required but shipping rate for an individual tree is expensive since UPS/Fed Ex charge a dimensional weight and an additional handling fee to ship a tree. You'll find it's cost effective to consider a handful of trees,vines or our helpful Tree Starter Kits.