Sussex apple varieties


Forge apple
History & Description

Sussex Forge is an excellent cooking apple that ripens to a lightly aromatic eating apple.

It was widely grown near the old iron forges around East Grinstead and was a well known variety in 1850.

The medium-sized apple is pale golden yellow and sometimes flushed orange. Picking is during late September, and the fruit stored until January. The tree is moderately vigorous and resistant to scab.

Pollination day: F15

Available rootstock
  • MM106 – semi-dwarfing rootstock, available December 2018
  • M25 – very vigorous rootstock, available December 2018


Cost: £20 / tree

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