Court Pendu Plat fan/espalier


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Court Pendu Plat fan/espalier
A tree of great antiquity with a wonderful flavour but can be difficult to grow well...

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Espalier or fan trees are used against a wall; you will need not less than 180 x 180cm’s for a fan or espalier tree. Please note we do not supply ready trained trees; this Court Pendu Plat is a young tree suitable for training yourself, in situ. Such trees usually settle to cropping within 2 or 3 seasons

Court Pendu Plat is possibly one of the oldest known cultivars. A small little tree of European origin which was once favoured for orjamental potted display in Victorian gardens. The fruits are quite small but deliciously flavoured.

Court Pendu Plat tree – Season:

Late; harvest in November & has good storage qualities, for use well into the Spring.

Court Pendu Plat – appearance:

An apple of modest size but nonetheless attractive; the greenish gold base is flushed heavily with coppery red, partly covered by a handsome golden russet.

Court Pendu Plat apple treesflavour:

Enticingly complex at it’s best, strongly aromatic with hints of pineapple and spice. Mellows later but still strongly fruity.


A dessert apple and also for table decoration.

Cropping & Growth

A rotten little grower, even trees on vigorous rootstocks are small so take this into account when perusing the rootstock growth expectancies below. Trees of this variety can remain stunted looking unless well treated. Can be a challenge to grow well.

Court Pendu Plat - Pollination: Late flowering. Pollination group ‘D’ so pollinate with varieties in the same or adjacent groups.



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