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Plants for GLAS
from
Future Forests, Kealkil, Bantry, Co. Cork
027 66176                        info@futureforests.ie

GLAS 2016-17   ~   Traditional Apple Orchards          Updated: 18th. November 2017

Objective:
To ensure the survival of old fruit varieties, enhancing the visual & historical value of the landscape

Requirements:
1)  Area to be fenced off a minimum 0.05 hectares
2)  10 Apple trees: traditional Irish varieties
3)  Recommended rootstock: MM111 or MM106
4)  Planting distance: trees must be 7m apart in all directions
5)  Trees must have stakes and ties

Pollination: Trees need a pollinator in the same Flower Group (A,B,C) or the group immediately above or below it

Rootstocks: MM106 =  tall tree good on poor ground.
                   MM111 =  larger orchard tree


Apple Blossom

For more detailed notes on apple planting, pruning and rootstocks, click here

Future Forests has been supplying traditional Irish Apple Trees for over 25 years.
All our Apple trees are Irish grown and approved by GLAS for this scheme. This season we can offer the following varieties on the rootstocks listed below but supplies are limited and early booking is advisable.
Potted Trees are in stock now. Bare-root trees will be available from mid November

1 year maiden trees: 
17 each       2 year old trees   20 each
Stakes
5'x1.25"
2.50 each Ties 2' 1.50 each  ~  10 stakes with ties 40
                   Delivery (where required) 
15

We are happy to select a mix of 10 suitable trees to ensure cross pollination for collection or mail order
with stakes  & ties if required

Variety  Brief Description Flower
Group
Eat/Keep 1 year potted 1 year bareroot 2 year
potted
2 year
bareroot
DESSERT / EATING APPLES          (no rootstock = not available in this  category)       available on the rootstocks listed below
Ard Cairn Russet Red/yellow, dry, firm and sweet, old Cork variety A/B Oct-Feb MM106      
Cavan Sugarcane Golden yellow skin, crisp and sweet B Sep-Oct     MM106  
Dick Davies Peach/red , rich taste, old Cork apple A/B Sep-Dec     MM106  
Gibbon's Russet Cidery taste, firm sharp flesh, Cork 1897 A/B Sep-Dec     MM106 MM106
Green Chisel Crisp & crunchy, juicy white flesh. Co Donegal B Sep-Oct   MM106    
Irish Peach Small and juicy, pick and eat...delicious A Tp Aug     MM106  
Keegans Crab Large green fruit, crisp and sweet. Armagh C Tp Oct-Feb     MM106  
Kemp Crisp, juicy, good flavour and disease resistance. Beautiful pink blossom. Armagh B/C Sep-Oct     MM106  
Kerry Pippin      Small with rich fruity taste, Old Irish apple A Aug     MM106  
Lady's Finger of Offaly Oblong fruit, sweet flesh 1851 C Oct     MM106  
Lough Tree of Wexford Small red fruit, vigorous, old Irish apple A Sept-Oct     MM106  
Ross Nonpareil Gold brown russet, good flavour, Meath 1802
fruits stay on the tree long after leaf fall
A Nov-Jan     MM106  
Widow's Friend Very juicy, soft, sweet white flesh Co Armagh B Sep-Oct   MM106    
Variety  Brief Description Flower
Group
Eat/Keep 1 year potted 1 year bareroot 2 year
potted
2 year
bareroot
DUAL PURPOSE APPLES       Sharp at first, these sweeten in store
Ballyfatten Large & firm, excellent for baking. B Oct-Dec     MM106  
Ballyvaughan Seedling Sweet and Crisp B Nov     MM106  
Greasy Pippin Smooth skin, needs little sugar when cooked and sweetens well in store B Sep-Nov     MM106  
Kilkenny Pearmain Sweet and crisp, Old Irish apple B Sept     MM106  
COOKING APPLES        
Bloody Butcher Deep red skin, firm white flesh, sharp and juicy B Oct-Nov     MM106  
Ecklinville Seedling Large apples great for baking, Co Down 1800 B Oct-Dec   MM106    
Glenstal Cooker Large apples, green flushed red. Good disease resistance. Limerick C Sep-
Oct
MM106      
Munster Tulip Yellow striped carmine v. sharp (Offaly 1950) A/B Oct   MM106    
Uncle John's Cooker Wind resistant, red fruit hangs well on tree! B Dec     MM106  

We are happy to select a mix of 10 suitable trees to ensure cross pollination for collection or mail order
with stakes  & ties if required

Plants for other GLAS Schemes
for Native Tree Groves, click
here               for New Native Hedgerows, click here
Future Forests also supplies many other Apple varieties as well as Pears, Plums, Cherries. Nuts etc as well as a wide range of soft fruit bushes but these are not eligible for GLAS
For our full list of all Fruit Trees: please see Bareroot Fruit Trees or click here
EEC Plant Passport:     IRL / DAFF / 7731
VAT Reg No 4653496M
Fruit trees are zero vat, delivery includes Vat @ 13.5%
Stakes & ties include vat @ 23%

Future Forests
Kealkil, Bantry, Co.Cork
00 353 (0)27 66176
info@futureforests.ie