Bountiful cordon Apple Trees
Cordon Apple trees are a good choice for restricted areas and a fence or wall. They can be grown at a 45degree angle, or upright. The rootstock we use for our cordon is M9 which is the best stock for cordon trees. Plant 60-80cm’s apart.
Bountiful is one of the best garden cookers, being fertile, easy to pollinate, trouble free and prolific. Bountiful apple tree was raised by EMRS Kent in 1964 from a cross between Cox’s Orange and Lanes Prince Albert.
Bountiful cordon tree – Season:
Harvest from early October; stores very well – into the Spring.
Bountiful cordon tree – appearance:
Medium sized, shiny skin of clean medium green, with just the occassional brownish orange flush on the sunny side.
Bountiful apple trees – flavour:
Much sweeter than most cookers, it can be enjoyed without the addition of sugar. When cooked keeps some shape but is tender and juicy.
Bountiful is a dynamic variety, being a very good culinary apple but is sweet enough for dessert use also later on.
Cropping & Growth
A compact and freely spurring little tree that is hardy and quite disease resistant.
Bountiful - Pollination: Pollination group is ‘B’ so choose any varieties in that group to partner. Bountiful is generally easy to pollinate with many other varieties, and also a good polinator itself.