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Bountiful

  • Picking season: Mid
  • Country of origin: United Kingdom
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 2

Bountiful is an easy-to-grow modern large culinary apple, which retains its shape when cooked, and is fairly sweet for a cooker. It is a mid-season apple variety, ripening in early September.

Bountiful apple trees for sale

  • 11-year maiden bare-root tree 24.45
    M26 rootstock
    Medium size (2.5m-3m after 10 years)
  • 21-year maiden bare-root tree 24.45
    MM106 rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)
Next deliveries

Deliveries resume December 2020


How to grow

Bountiful is a good garden apple variety. It crops heavily and has some disease resistance.

History

Introduced by East Malling Research Station in the 1960s. The parentage is possibly Cox's Orange Pippin and Lanes Prince Albert.

Bountiful characteristics

  • Picking seasonMid
  • CroppingHeavy
  • Keeping1 week
  • Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
  • Useful forCulinary
  • Cooking resultKeeps shape
  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group2
  • Pollinating othersGood
  • PloidyDiploid
  • VigourAverage vigour
  • Bearing regularityRegular
  • Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
  • Disease resistanceGood
  • Climate typeTemperate climates
  • Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)Cold (< 20C / 67F)
  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin1950 - 1999
  • Flower colourPink - light
  • Fruit colourGreen