Apple Ballyvaughan Seedling

Apple Ballyvaughan Seedling

An Irish heritage variety of cooking apple from Co. Clare, Apple Ballyvaughan Seedling produces medium-sized, firm, unevenly-shaped fruits, yellow-green with a bright pink flush and red stippling, and acid, crisp, firm flesh. Can be eaten fresh after ripening by those who like crisp, tart apples with a sweet aftertaste. It is a reliable, heavy cropper, vigorous and wind-resistant. It will also root from cuttings, making it hardy and disease-resistant, and particularly suitable for organic growing. A tip-bearer, so not suitable for trained forms; needs occasional renewal pruning. Particularly well adapted to conditions in the west.

This Irish Heritage Apple tree was originally saved and propagated by Irish Seed Savers in Scarriff, County Clare.

Site: Tolerates inland exposure
Soil: Any with reasonably good drainage
Position: Crops best in full sun
Pick: Mid- to late September
Keep: September to November
Hardiness: Hardy
Pollination: Group 2 (pollinates with Groups 1, 2 and 3)
Uses: Cooking apple

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During the bareroot season, our apples are pre pruned before being dispatched by mail order.

Type | Size: Pot | 2L
Rootstock: MM106
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