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Apple (Malus) Grenadier
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Description: Grenadier is a most widely grown early commercial cooking apple, being high on the list for it's success in growing well in difficult conditions. It has excellent cooking qualities, making a tangy, pale cream, puree, a perfect baker, cored and stuffed with spices and dried fruit and good in a wide variety of pies. Easy to grow, large early fruit which cooks to a sharp purée. The tree is compact making it ideal for the garden. A very good pollinator for the Bramley apple.

History: First recorded in 1862 and was later introduced in about 1875. Received Fist Class Certificate from Royal Horticultural Society in 1883.

Pollination Partners: Apple Bountiful Apple Braeburn Apple Cox Self Fertile Apple Egremont Russet Apple Discovery Apple Ellisons Orange Apple Fiesta Apple Gala

General attributes

Comparatively trouble free Comparatively trouble free
Suitable for planting in any UK district Suitable for planting in any UK district
Award-winning Award-winning

Uses for this variety

Suitable for cooking Cooking

Fruit attributes

Flowering group 3 Flowering group 3
Very good pollinator Very good pollinator
Disease resistance Disease resistance
Picking month Mid August Picking month Mid August
Does not keep Does not keep