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Bright Future

Bright Future
  • Picking season: Late
  • Country of origin: United Kingdom
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 3

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)


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

  • Using

    • Picking period (southern UK):late October
    • Picking season:Late
    • Cropping:Good
    • Keeping (of fruit):1-2 months
    • Food uses:Eating fresh
  • Growing

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

    • Disease resistance:Good
    • Mildew:Some resistance
    • Scab:Some resistance
  • Climate

    • Climate suitability:Temperate climates, Mild damp climates
    • Summer average maximum temperatures:Cool ( 20C - 24C / 68F - 75F), Warm (25C - 30C / 76F - 85F)
  • Identification

    • Country of origin:United Kingdom
    • Period of origin:2000
    • Fruit colour:Orange / Red