Ashmead’s Kernal

An old English dessert apple. One of the best tasting traditional apples, packed full of flavour. Excellent for juicing or cider and keeps well into the new year.

Adopted & planted on the 6th March 2017 by Tara Langley who by the time of planting had volunteered at the orchard over 20 times. GPS – 50.20425, -5.49478 – find it on our online Tree Map.

Growing Information


Type: Multi purpose Apple


Root Stock: M26


Pollination Group: 3


Fruiting Season: October


Position: Sun


Soil: Neutral soil. A pH of 6.5 – 7. 5 is ideal.


Height and Spread: Approx. 2 – 3 m in 10 years


Flowering Period: Spring


Other Features: Good keeper. Excellent for apple juice.


Hardiness: Fully hardy