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Malus ‘Encore ’

To swap with Rainsbrook Nursery

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scion swap - Raised by Charles Ross at Welford Park, Newbury, Berkshire. First recorded in 1906. It was introduced in 1908 by J. Cheal of Crawley, Sussex. Received an Award of Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1906 and a First Class Certificate in 1908. Fruits have soft, rather coarse-textured, juicy flesh with a subacid flavour. An excellent cooker.

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Malus ‘Encore ’ | Rugby, Warwickshire, CV22
Pot Size
0.01 litres

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Plant Finder: about Malus ‘Encore ’

Common names

Cooking apple


Malus ‘Encore ’ (Cooking apple). This is a large cooking apple. Fruits are very acid when used early on, but they mellow into good baking apples in storage.


Encore is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. The tree is of moderate vigour, is a good cropper and is scab resistant. Height and spread dependent on rootstock.

Interest and use

Grown for culinary use.

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Malus ‘Encore ’ | Rugby, Warwickshire, CV22 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterMoist

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