Cricket Hill Garden
Apple, heirloom 'Ashmead's Kernel'
Malus domestica 'Ashmead's Kernel'
Variety description: An old English russet apple, Ashmead's Kernel, originated from seed planted around 1700 by a Dr. Thomas Ashmead in Gloucester. Medium size, golden-brown skin with crisp flesh. Flesh is dense, sugary and aromatic with intense flavor. Displays some resistance to scab and cedar apple rust.
Grafted onto semi-dwarf M106 rootstock.Trees are 60% of standard or about 10-16' at maturity.
Site requirements: Full sun location. Apples will grow in a range of soil types provided the planting location is well drained. Soil pH of 6.5 is ideal.
Hardiness: USDA zones 5-9.
Plant size: Grafted tree, 2-3' tall with strong central leader.
When we ship: Available for FALL 2022
Shipping restrictions: Cannot ship to Canada.