Aldwick Beauty apple

Aldwick Beauty

History of the Aldwick Beauty

The Aldwick Beauty was grown originally by Mrs DM Alford, Aldwick, Bognor Regis and assessed by the National Fruit Trials in 1969.

It is currently cultivated as part of Brighton Permaculture Trust's National Collection in Stanmer Park, Brighton. You can see an Aldwick Beauty apple tree (planted 2010) in Home Farm Orchard (map).

Description of fruit

The fruit is flushed red and becomes sweet by late August, but can be dry.

Season of use

The fruit ripens during late August and stores till September

Tree habit

The tree is moderately vigorous.

Flowering and pollination

Flowering day: F17

This tree would be need to be pollinated by another tree flowering F13 - F20.

The Aldwick Beauty is self-sterile and requires a pollination partner.

How to identify an Aldwick Beauty apple

Apples can be identified by sending them to the National Fruit Collection at Brogdale or by bringing a sample to Apple Day Brighton, where an expert pomologist will be on hand to identify apples. From each tree, bring three or more ripe fruits and a shoot with representative leaves.

Where to buy an Aldwick Beauty apple tree

Please contact us for details of our supplier for Sussex apple varieties.