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Bare Root Apple Tree

Apple Tree (Egremont Russet)

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RRP: 15.99
Price: 13.99
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Bare Root Apple Tree - Description

  • Bare Root Apple Tree
  • Suitable For Both Eating & Cooking
  • English Russet Apple
  • Malus Domestica 'Egremont Russet'
  • Type: Dessert Apple
  • For Cider Production: Mild Bittersweet
  • Rootstock: M9 (Reduced Height Rootstock)
  • Form: Bare Root Trees (Not in Pot)
  • Plant Size
    • Height: 4-5ft (125 - 150cm)
    • Girth: 10cm
  • Spacing Distance: 2.5 - 3 Metres Apart

Delivery - Important Note - Please Read

  • We can only deliver orders of this product by Fastway couriers
  • Please do not choose DPD as your courier for orders containing this item

Bare Root Apple Tree - Characteristics

  • Final Height: 2 - 3 meters
  • Hardy apple, suited to colder regions
  • Reliable crops, good yields
  • Flavour: Dry, nutty flavour
  • Skin: Yellowish-green, up to half flushed brownish-red
  • Fruit covered with russet
  • Harvest from October to December
  • Growth Rate: Average

Bare Root Apple Tree - Pollinators

  • Egremont Russet is self-fertile
  • Flowering group 2
  • It can pollinate / be pollinated by groups 1, 2, & 3
  • Apple varieties in group 1, 2, & 3 include
    • Ard Cairn Russet
    • Braeburn
    • Elstar

M9 Rootstock - Advantages

  • Most popular rootstock
  • Ideal for smaller gardens
  • Controls tree growth to a manageable height
  • Allows trees grow in all soil types
  • Fruiting starts after 2 years
  • Encourages better fruiting & more yields

Bare Root Apple Tree - Planting Instructions

Planting Time

  • Plant as soon as the plants arrive
  • Plant in dormant season (October to March)
  • Avoid freezing conditions, where the ground is frozen

Positioning Trees

  • Plant in full sun
  • Avoid shaded, exposed areas & frost pockets
  • South east facing slope is most ideal - avoid north facing slopes
  • Add well rotted manure to planting hole
  • When planting - spread out roots, ensure the top of the root collar is just at or below ground level
  • Compact soil in around the root ball

Orchard Planting

  • Plan your orchard along a north - south axis
  • This avoids shading & maximises sunlight to plants
  • Rootstock will determine spacing (M9 rootstock = 2.5m - 3m apart)
  • Stake trees prior to planting

After Care

  • Water bare root plants regularly until plants establish
  • Water before & after planting
  • If dry weather persists, water every 2 days
  • Weeding is also essential - especially bind weed which can quickly smoother a young tree
  • After 2 years, check the tree stakes to ensure they are not too tight around the tree
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It is a bit early to say how the fruits are going to be, but the tree has settled well and starts burgeoning. Now we just have to wait.
Delivery was quick.
Healthy-looking tree but no cling film or any cover on roots- expected that from planting ‘bare root’ saplings in UK [STAFF NOTE] We've seen cling film on fruit trees (on the roots before) but it's not necessary. The trees are usually only out of the ground for 24-48hrs max. It's not really an issue this time of year
Promptly delivered. Wonderful specimen, well-branched tree and expertly grown. Also excellent value. Looking forward to tasting its fruit.
I am delighted with my Apple tree looks reely strong and healty

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Note: We don't ship plants on Fridays due to the extended period they would remain without light & water

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Shipping Options & Rates

  • Standard Courier Delivery With Fastway (3-5 Working Days)
    • Cost is €4.95 on Orders Below €75
    • Free Delivery on Orders Above €75
    • Rep. of Ireland & Northern Ireland Only
  • Express Courier Delivery With Fastway (2-3 Working Days)
    • Cost is around €5 extra for express delivery
    • This service guarantees that any order placed before 4pm will ship from our depot the same day on the next day delivery service *
    • Rep. of Ireland & Northern Ireland Only
  • Express Delivery With DPD (2-3 Working Days)
    • Cost is €3 extra
    • This service guarantees that any order placed before 4pm will ship from our depot the same day on the next day delivery service *
    • Rep. of Ireland & Northern Ireland Only
    • This services comes with text alerts and timed delivery slots which the customer can change to suit themselves
  • 'Seed' Postal Delivery Option ***
    • Cost is €2 - Packet of Seeds ONLY Orders
    • Note: Does Not Apply to Seed Potatoes, Bulbs or Sets ***
    • Rep. of Ireland & Northern Ireland Only
  • Great Britain
    • Cost is €10
    • UK shipping fee covers parcels up to a total weight of 20Kg
  • Western Europe
    • Note: There is no free delivery for Western Europe Deliveries

Bulk Bags & Large Item Pallet Deliveries

  • Bulk bags & large orders are shipped via pallet couriers on a rigid lorry
  • Delivery is to kerbside only
  • If road access to your site is tight, then please advise us before purchasing
  • Please Note: We cannot guarantee next day delivery on pallet deliveries
  • Also, we cannot guarantee delivery on a specific day (Please allow 1-3 days for delivery)
  • It's always best to order well in advance to avoid disappointment
  • Cancellation of pallets when items are already in transit will incur a 40 euro per pallet cancellation fee (To cover return delivery costs)
  • Where pallet delivery can not be made due to site access, a 40 euro per pallet cancellation fee will apply (To cover return delivery costs)

International Delivery Prices & Times

  • Please note max weights below, heavier orders may require additional payment
  • We will contact you to discuss, if max weight of order exceeded


  • The shipping fee is fixed for an order, regardless of the number of items bought
  • All courier orders require signed proof of delivery & the customer must be contactable by phone
  • We do not offer a weekend delivery service (Mon-Fri Only excl. Bank Holidays)
  • * Our courier achieves a 98% success rate on next day deliveries
  • ** Seed postal option applies to seed ONLY orders & is available in all 32 counties of Ireland
  • *** Does not apply to seed potatoes, bulbs or sets
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