Cae Main Orchards
A rich and aromatic flavoured eating apple that was grown in most Victorian and Edwardian country house gardens. Branch bent over showing flower and fruit-bud formation on horizontal branches
Eating apple with a strong, sweet-sharp intense flavour. Fruit has a slight russet appearance and should store well.
Duke of Devonshire
Popular Edwardian apple with an intense sweet-sharp flavour.
Unlike Cox's Orange Pippin, this variety is easy to grow and is disease resistant. It produces a medium fruit with excellent balance of sweetness and acidity.
A rare and unique variety from Bardsey Island. Medium eating apple with lemon aromas. The sweet fruit will keep till November
Anglesey Pig Snout
Welsh cooking apple
Strongly flavoured almost russet like fruit. A good tree for training as an espalier or fan-shaped tree as the apples are fairly flat with a long stalk. This helps them to hang clear of the branch.
Lane's Prince Albert
Late cooking apple which can also be used to make juice or artisan cider. Lovely blossom in mid-may.
An old French cider variety with deep pink blossom. Very upright tree for a small garden.
Apples stay on tree until December.
late 1700s, Kent
One of the most popular cooking apples in Victorian times. Similar flavour to Bramley, but a less vigorous tree makes it a better choice for a garden
Cooking and cider apple. A hardy tree that grows well in poorer soils or in exposed places
Lovely white blossom in early May
late 1700s, Dorset
Cooking and cider apple. Tree grows well in poor soils and will produce a traditional ‘goblet shape’ if pruned carefully.
Derived from a Cox’s cross to give a sharper and richer apple flavour. Apples will store until the New Year to give a mellower flavour
Dual purpose cooking and eating apple if left on tree to ripen. The large fruits are good in savoury salads.
Very small eating apple with an intense sweet-sharp, nutty and almost pineapple flavour. A small tree that would make a lovely ornamental feature in a garden
Eating apple described as ‘at best glorious’. Lovely dainty shape makes this an ideal garden tree.
Well known cooking apple that produces a lovely pale cream puree. Tree growth can be very vigorous and pruning should only be done sparingly. Not suitable for small/medium gardens.
Named after an inn-keepers daughter who found the tree in a hedgerow. Fruit has a lovely crimson flush, and was widely used in Victorian fruit displays.
Cae Maen Orchards
Cooking and eating apple, good with cheese and for making apple charlotte. Strong tree with the limbs reputedly used to make cog wheels for trains.
Cox's Orange Pippin
Small cooking apple that keeps its shape when cooked. Would make good tarte tatin.
Beauty of Stoke
Cooking apple with a sweet firm flesh.
Court Pendu Plat
Valued for centuries as a dessert apple which will keep and mellow to an intense flavour in the New Year. A small tree makes this a good choice for borders or to grow in large pots.
Welsh cooking apple with distinctive long ‘pig’s snout’-shaped apples.