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Beauty of Bath

Beauty of Bath
  • Picking season: Very early
  • Country of origin: United Kingdom
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 3

Beauty of Bath apple trees for sale

  • 1.1-year maiden bare-root tree 24.45
    MM106 rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)


History

Beauty of Bath originates from Bath, Somerset. It was introduced in the 1860s and was for a time an important early-season commercial variety, although it is now mainly grown in gardens.



Beauty of Bath characteristics

  • Using

    • Picking period (southern UK):early August
    • Picking season:Very early
    • Cropping:Heavy
    • Keeping (of fruit):1-3 days
    • Food uses:Eating fresh
  • Growing

    • Gardening skill:Average
    • Self-fertility:Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group:3
    • Pollinating others:Average
    • Ploidy:Diploid
    • Vigour:Slightly large
    • Bearing regularity:Regular
    • Fruit bearing:Spur-bearer
  • Problems

    • Disease resistance:Good
    • Canker:Some resistance
    • Mildew:Some resistance
    • Scab:Very resistant
  • Climate

    • Climate suitability:Temperate climates, Mild damp climates
    • Summer average maximum temperatures:Cool ( 20C - 24C / 68F - 75F), Cold (< 20C / 67F)
    • Frost resistance of blossom:Some resistance
  • Identification

    • Country of origin:United Kingdom
    • Period of origin:1850 - 1899
    • Fruit colour:Red