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Reverend W. Wilks

Reverend W. Wilks
  • Picking season: Early
  • Country of origin: United Kingdom
  • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 2

Reverend W. Wilks apple trees for sale

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

Deliveries resume December 2020


History

Developed by Mr Veitch of Chelsea at the start of the 20th century, and quickly recognised by the RHS (it received an Award of Merit in 1904).

Reverend W. Wilks characteristics

  • Picking seasonEarly
  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping2-3 weeks
  • Useful forCulinaryTraditional cooker
  • Cooking resultPuree
  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
  • Flowering group2
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • PloidyDiploid
  • VigourSlightly small
  • PrecocityPrecocious
  • Bearing regularityBiennial tendency
  • Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
  • Disease resistanceGood
  • CankerSome resistance
  • MildewSome resistance
  • ScabSome resistance
  • Climate typeMild damp climates
  • Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)Cold (< 20C / 67F)
  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin1900 - 1949
  • Flower colourWhite