Malus Bramley Seedling

Bramley Seedling Apple, Cooking Apple Bramley, Bramley Apple

Estimated fully grown height 3-7m

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Product Details

Malus Bramley Seedling is a well known cooking apple that produces very large green fruit in the autumn.  It has been in cultivation for over 200 years and has won the RHS Award of Garden Merit.  It is an extremely common Cooking Apple throughout gardens and orchards in the UK.

The Bramley Apple has small green elliptical leaves that are typical of Malus species, the small white, pink blushed, flower is borne around April and gives a wonderfully delicate display.  The large green fruits begin to appear as the summer progresses, they are usually ripe as September draws to a close.  The apple itself is quite sour and hence it is generally cooked before it is eaten, producing a much lighter, tastier, apple; thus making it a prime candidate for various pies, tarts and crumbles in the autumn time.

Like other Malus varieties, Malus Bramley Seedling performs well in heavier clay soils that are well drained.  This Apple is long lived, is a vigorous grower and has a spreading crown.  For fruit production, it is worth considering that the Bramley Seedlling is triploid, meaning that it needs two other Apple trees in the vicinity to act as pollination partners.  Malus Discovery, Malus Egremont Russet, Malus Elstar, Malus Golden Delicious, Malus Howgate Wonder, Malus James Grieve and Malus Laxton’s Superb are all pollination partners of Malus Bramley Seedling that we stock at Barcham Trees.

This tree is a great addition to any orchard or garden where fruit is on the menu!

If you live in an area prone to rabbits or deer then we recommend rabbit guards for these trees.

Mature Height: 3-7m

Tree Specification

Tree Location
Mature Height
Blossom Colour
Foliage Colour
Looks good in
Fruit & Nut
Soil Type
Clay, Well drained, Will tolerate most soil types,
Autumn Colour
Good for waterlogged soil
Pleached Tree

Planting Video

Delivery Guide

Barcham Trees are delivered using a local team of hauliers whom are well versed in transporting trees across the length and breadth of the UK. Our standard delivery is based upon sharing a delivery slot on one of our lorries and is calculated on a county by county basis.

Get a quote for delivery for your county here.

Free delivery is granted on the following order levels:
England, orders over £2,750
Wales, orders over £3,750
Scotland, orders over £4,750

Once you have completed your order online we will phone you to schedule in your delivery. On many occasions we are able to link in your order quickly but please allow up to 15 working days from the time of order to delivery as the worst case scenario.

Please note that all of our deliveries are made on Heavy Goods Vehicles, with our smallest available lorry generally being a 10 tonne vehicle. Deliveries are made to kerbside, or nearest reasonable access point and the lorry drivers are unable to move the trees once they are onsite.

For those of you ordering Instant trees, have special requirements or access limitations, please remember that throughout this process we are only a phone call away! Our experienced team of arborists are on hand to offer advice and can be contacted Monday to Friday between 9am - 5:30pm on 01353 720 950.

For further details of our delivery service and conditions, please visit our Delivery Service Advice page.