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Apple (Malus) Worcester Pearmain
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Worcester Pearmain


Description: Worcester Pearmain is the main English commercial apple. A reliable crop of delicious flushed blood red fruit. Firm, juicy flesh is very sweet with strong strawberry flavour. At its best when ripened on the tree and just before it falls off. Remains a widely popular garden apple.

History: Raised by Mr Hale of Swan Pool, near Worcester, England. Believed to be a seedling of Devonshire Quarrenden. in 1874, it was introduced by Smith of Worcester and received a First Class Certificate one year later. Its distinctive blossom led to its decorative use in shrubbery in 1890s.

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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

Good Eater Eating
Suitable for juicing Juice

Fruit attributes

Flowering group 3 Flowering group 3
Very good pollinator Very good pollinator
Picking month Mid September Picking month Mid September
Stores until October Stores until October