Pre-order for autumn 2019Important. We are accepting pre-orders now for autumn 2019, but please read our Brexit statement.  More>
EU flagOrange Pippin EU logo

William Crump

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

William Crump apple trees for sale

  • 1.1-year maiden bare-root tree 24.45
    MM106 rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)
    Out of stock
  • 2.1-year maiden bare-root tree 24.45
    M25 rootstock
    Full size size (4.5m-6m after 10 years)
    Out of stock


History

William Crump was raised by a Mr Carless of Rowe's Nurseries in Worcester at the start of the 20th century. It is a cross between Cox's Orange Pippin and Worcester Pearmain. It received the RHS Award of Merit in 1908.



William Crump characteristics

  • Using

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

    • Gardening skill:Average
    • 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:Average
  • Climate

    • Climate suitability:Temperate climates
    • Summer average maximum temperatures:Cool ( 20C - 24C / 68F - 75F)
  • Identification

    • Country of origin:United Kingdom
    • Period of origin:1900 - 1949
    • Fruit colour:Orange / Red
    • Awards:RHS Award of Garden Merit