A picture of a Apple 'Worcester Pearmain'

Apple 'Worcester Pearmain'

Malus domestica 'Worcester Pearmain'

Also known as

Apple Tree 'Worcester Pearmain'

Worcester parmän by TJSweden (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

8m

Max

4m

4m

Min

2.5m

7 years to reach maturity

Fruiting

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Apple 'Worcester Pearmain' Overview

Malus domestica 'Worcester Pearmain' is a deciduous tree cultivar in the Rosaceae family. It produces sweet dessert fruits and is commonly known by the name Apple 'Worcester Pearmain'. Apples are ready from late September-October, developing from pink-white flowers. The fruits taste strongly of strawberry and are typically bright red in colour. Grow in full sun to partial shade, in moist, well-draining soil. It has a bushy habit and is hardy to minus 20 degrees Celsius. This cultivar has earnt a Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Award of Garden Merit. It is also part of the RHS “Plants for Pollinators” initiative to showcase plants which support pollinator populations by providing ample amounts of nectar and/ or pollen. A great choice for encouraging pollinating insect wildlife into your garden!

Common problems with Apple 'Worcester Pearmain'

How to propagate Apple 'Worcester Pearmain'

Budding

Grafting

Fruiting trees are typically grafted onto stronger rootstock, the choice of which will determine how vigorously the tree grows.

Special features of Apple 'Worcester Pearmain'

Attractive flowers

Attractive fruits

Attracts useful insects

Attracts bees