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Blue Pearmain apple tree

Blue Pearmain
Blue Pearmain is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
  • Picking season: Late
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Pollination group: 3
An old-fashioned winter eating apple, with a strong sweet/sharp flavor.

Blue Pearmain apple trees for sale

  • 1Small 1-year bare-root tree $35.95
    Mature height: 6ft-9ft after 10 years
    Dwarf rootstock
    Out of stock
    Sorry we have sold out for this season
  • 2Medium 1-year bare-root tree $35.95
    Mature height: 8ft-12ft after 10 years
    Semi-dwarf rootstock
    Out of stock
    Sorry we have sold out for this season

Blue Pearmain is an old-fashioned winter apple, named for the blue-pink color of the bloom which covers the skin in late fall.

The apples should be picked in October, and then left to ripen in storage. They will readily keep for 2-3 months.

Blue Pearmain characteristics

  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Pollination group3
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • PloidyDiploid
  • WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators
  • Picking seasonLate
  • UsesEating fresh
  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping (of fruit)3 months or more
  • Flavor style (apples)Sweet/Sharp
  • General resistanceGood
  • Cold hardiness (USDA)(5) -20F / -29C(6) -10F / -23C(7) 0F / -18C(8) 10F / -12C(9) 20F / -7C
  • Summer maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
  • Country of originUnited States
  • Period of origin1800 - 1849
  • Flesh colourCream
  • Fruit colorRed - dark
  • Fruit sizeAverageVariable