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Bright Future

Bright Future

Bright Future apple trees for sale

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

Deliveries resume December 2020


History

Developed by Hugh Ermen and released in 2008. Bright Future is an interesting cross between a very late-season Australian variety called Lady Williams, and the well-known early-season English variety Discovery. Lady Williams is one of the parents of the popular supermarket variety Cripps Pink.

Bright Future characteristics

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group3
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • PloidyDiploid
  • Bearing regularityRegular
  • Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
  • Picking seasonLate
  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping1-2 months
  • Useful forEating fresh
  • Disease resistanceGood
  • ScabSome resistance
  • MildewSome resistance
  • Climate typeTemperate climatesMild damp climates
  • Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin2000
  • Flower colourWhite
  • Fruit colourOrange / Red