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Precoce de Wirwignes apple trees

(Directeur Lesage)
Malus domestica
Directeur Lesage
Precoce de Wirwignes is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
  • Picking season: Early
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 2

Precoce de Wirwignes is sweet/sharp flavored early-season eating apple variety

The apples have a distinctive ribbed green / yellow appearance., with red / orange flecks, and are normally picked in mid-August.

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Precoce de Wirwignes organic apple trees for sale

  • 1Maidentree on M9 rootstock 19.45€
    Small tree (1.5m-2.5m after 10 years) Bare-root
  • 2Maidentree on MM111 rootstock 19.45€
    Large tree (3m-5m after 10 years) Bare-root
  • 3Maidentree on Bittenfelder rootstock 19.45€
    Very large tree (5m-6m+ after 10 years) Bare-root
    Sold-out Sorry we have sold out for this season
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Precoce de Wirwignes originates from northern France or southern Belgium. It was rediscovered growing in a garden in Wirwignes, and is also known as Directeur Lesage.

Precoce de Wirwignes characteristics

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group2
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • PloidyDiploid
  • Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
  • Picking periodearly August
  • Picking seasonEarly
  • Season of use1-3 days
  • CroppingHeavy
  • Food usesEating fresh
  • Disease resistanceAverage
  • ScabSome resistance
  • MildewSome susceptibility
  • Country of originBelgiumFrance
  • Flesh colourWhite
  • Fruit colourGreen / YellowRed striped
  • Fruit sizeAverage