Burr Knot


First recorded 1818, though probably much older, and grown widely throughout England. This variety is unusual in that it bears burrs at the base of branches which will root. Hence it can easily be propagated by rooting cuttings. Mid-season cooker, pick from September, use through November. Trees are moderately vigorous and very hardy, though scab susceptible. Fruit medium size with smooth skin, colour bright green, turning yellow with orange-red flush. Flesh creamy-white, sweet-subacid, juicy. Cooks to a sweet, juicy pleasant yellow puree.

Origin: England
Vigour: Average

This is an average sized tree and will grow to around 3 metres on MM106 rootstock

Approximate size indication depending on rootstock: