Discovery cordon


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Discovery cordon
One of the most popular eaters with a lovely flavour and easy to grow. Does well as a cordon.

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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 treesflavour:

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

Arthur Turner

Crimson Queening


Beauty of Bath

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