Cornish Aromatic 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
Cornish Aromatic has been known since the early 1800’s, possibly earlier. .
Cornish Aromatic cordon Apple tree – Season:
Harvest early November to allow the flavours to develop. Can then be enjoyed in storage through to January or February.
Cornish Aromatic – appearance:
The gold base colour of this conical apple is mostly obliterated by handsome red flushing and stripes and variably russet patches. A medium to large apple.
Cornish Aromatic apple trees – flavour:
At it’s best can be sensational, intense and dynamic with notes of pear drop and spices.
A dessert apple and also good for table decoration.
Cropping & Growth
A tree of moderate vigour; not a heavy cropper but the flavour and size of the apples makes up for that.
Charles Ross - Pollination: Pollination group ‘C’ so pollinate with varieties in the same or adjacent groups.
Tree sizes for Cornish Aromatic:
M27 is a miniature stock, ideal for very small gardens, pots on the patio etc. Grows to around 180cm’s. Good hearty soil is preferred.
M9 is classed as dwarfing and a good intermediate stock. Matures to 200cm’s plus with a similar spread. M9 is heavy cropping and promotes larger fruits, but needs permanent staking and good soil.
M26 stock Is classed as semi-dwarfing. Does well on poorer soil. Reaches 300cm’s+ with the same spread.
MM106 is vigorous and the best choice for where a larger ‘orchard sized’ tree is required. Grows 4m+ with the same spread and suitable for most soils.