Discovery 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 Discovery trees is M9 which is the best stock for cordon trees. Plant 60-80cm’s apart
Discovery is an Essex raised variety, believed to be a Worcester x Beauty of Bath cross. This famous variety is probably the best early dessert apple. One of the best and most popular of garden varieties.
Discovery cordon Apple tree – Season:
Enjoy straight from the tree, from early August through to mid September.
Discovery Apple - appearance:
A medium sized apple partly or completely covered by a spread of glorious crimson red. Base colour is yellow-green.
Discovery apple trees – flavour:
Clean white flesh with a pleasant, sweet, clean and refreshing flavour. Has a pleasing scent when freshly picked.
A dessert apple through and through.
Cropping & Growth
A tree of medium vigour, freely cropping and generally trouble free.
Discovery - Pollination: ‘B’ Pollination group, so use varieties with the same or adjacent pollinating prefixes. Here are some suggestions of varieties that will go well with Discovery:
Cox's Orange Pippin
Beauty of Bath