Brimstage Orchard: the Orchard Book, Ch. 2

 

 

apple 'Worcester Pearmain'

  • Worcester Pearmain is a dessert cultivar in pollination group 3, pollinates with William Crump, Egremont Russet, Annie Eizabeth, Greensleeves and Grenadier and is a tip bearer. The fruit has an intense strawberry flavour when well-ripened and scarlet. Heavy, regular crops are produced and can be used from late September to October and stores until December

    3 trees: A4, A5, A7,

A4- Worcester Permain

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A5- Worcester Permain

It has had 3 years of winter and summer pruning and is now a manageable height with strong branches and good fruit.

The next years pruning will concentrate on limiting the strong vertical shoots to the 5th outward-facing bud

A7- Worcester Permain

This is a strong and well balanced tree, fully pruned over 3 winters and summers. Good yield: easy to access.

The next years pruning will concentrate on limiting the strong vertical shoots to the 5th outward-facing bud