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Reverend W. Wilks

Reverend W. Wilks

Reverend W. Wilks apple trees for sale

  • 1-year maiden bare-root tree 33.45
    MM106 rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)
    Out of stock
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

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
  • Flowering group2
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • PloidyDiploid
  • Bearing regularityBiennial tendency
  • Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
  • Picking seasonEarly
  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping2-3 weeks
  • Useful forCulinaryTraditional cooker
  • Cooking resultPuree
  • Disease resistanceGood
  • CankerSome resistance
  • ScabSome resistance
  • MildewSome 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