Make your choiceOur range of apple and pear trees is geared to the current requirements of national and international fruit growers. Together with breeders, research institutes, variety consortiums, marketing organisations, trading companies and growers, we are always striving to improve our current selection. Individual requirements as to varieties and mutations, rootstocks or tree type can be met, subject to timely ordering. Please refer to the overview below for all the varieties that we can supply. Make your choice; apple, pear or both.
Elstar Mantel® is an apple with a significantly crisper and harder pulp compared to Elstar Elshof®. The fruits ripen 5-10 days later compared to Elstar Elshof®. Because of the increasingly warmer summer months, a firmer and more robust apple adds a great value. A later ripening Elstar also has advantages for the growers.
The apples are bi-coloured, but 60 to 80% of the fruit has a uniform, homogeneous colour. This mutant typically reaches maturity one week earlier than the Elstar Elshof®. According to the OVA Jork trial nursery, the colour is over 9% more intense and the fruit size is more than 8% larger than the Elstar Elshof®.
Finesse Early Queen®
Finesse EarlyQueen® ripens approximately three weeks before any other Jonagold mutations and 1 to 2 weeks before Elstar and Conference. This is a bright red apple with a green background. Fruit will uniformly colour even in shaded areas of the tree. Due to the early colouring, maturity and harvest of the Finesse EarlyQueen® apple, it can be marketed and sold as a unique early apple to consumers.
Gala Dark Ann®
The coulour of Dark Ann® is dark-red with some even darker red flamed stripes. Compared to other dark-red Gala mutations Dark Ann® is a bit more brighter dark-red.
Gala Magma® has an very early colouring and ripens one week earlier than Gala Must or similar mutations. The colour of Gala Magma® is even and intense bright and dark-red striped. Regarding to Gala Galaxy Selecta® and Gala Brookfield® the colouring of this mutant is better.
Jonagold Wiltons Star®
The colour of the fruit of Jonagold Wiltons Star® is regarding to Red Jonaprince® more even and intense dark-red, without stripes. Even in the lower parts of the tree the colouring is good, also without cold nights. Because of the excellent colouring, this mutant is also suitable for orchards with hail nets. An attractive mutant which can be grown under many different circumstances.
Santana® is a delicious, crispy, juicy and refreshing apple. The flavour is sweet with some acidity and a nice aroma. In a tasting test (source: Obstbau 4/2011) Santana® scored just as high as Elstar. Santana® produces middle-large, uniform shaped fruit with a good hardness.
Summercrisp® is the first scab-resistant early variety with good taste. The fruit is attractive red-yellow striped, with a slight amount of russet. The flesh is bright yellow and because of the high level of vitamin C the flesh won’t display any sign of discoloration. In 2019 we have observed a very low amount of fruit with sunburn.
The fruit is a bit coarser, with a good hardness. It’s rounder than Conference, but not as round as Comice. Furthermore, the smooth fruit skin and the green background with moderately bronzed pears are characteristic. After storage the colour of the pears changes into green-yellow. The juiciness varies from juicy to very juicy, depending on the maturity stage.
Other apple varieties
Next to the apple pear varieties shown on this page, Roelofs Tree Nursery has even more apple varieties.
Other pear varieties
Next to the apple and pear varieties shown on this page, Roelofs Tree Nursery has even more pear varieties.