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Fruit tree comparison - Claygate Pearmain
Apple trees

Claygate Pearmain

Claygate Pearmain is a popular English dessert apple of the Victorian era.  Remove this variety from the comparison

Growing

Gardening skill? Average
Cropping Heavy
Fertility? Not self-fertile
Flowering group? 4
Pollinating others? Poor
Ploidy? Triploid
Vigour? Average growth
Bearing regularity? Regular
Fruit bearing? Spur-bearer
Fruit persistence? Normal ripening

Using

Picking season? Very late
Use / keeping? 1-2 months
Flavour quality? Very good
Flavour style Aromatic

Looking after

Overall disease resistance? Good

Identification

Country of origin United Kingdom
Period of origin 1800 - 1849
Fruit colour Orange flush
Blossom colour Pink - light
Leaf colour Green