Egremont Russet cordon Apple trees for sale
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 Egremont Russet is M9 which is the best stock for cordon trees. Plant 60-80cm’s apart.
Egremont Russet is simply the quintessential russet apple. Despite it’s name, probably not Cumbrian, recorded from Somerset in the 1870’s. Remains the most popular and satisfactory garden russet apple.
Egremont Russet cordon Apple tree – Season:
Suitable for picking late September and usually keeps through November or December.
Egremont Apple - appearance:
Small to medium sized flattened circular apple, pale green mostly covered in dense golden brown russet. Occasional bronze flush.
Egremont apple trees – flavour:
Cream flesh distinctively crumbly/firm texture, fairly dry. Savoury, nutty ‘green’ taste.
A dessert apple also useful for slicing and adding to salads or gardnishes.
Cropping & Growth
An upright, easily managed tree; good disease resistance and hardy. Good for the North. Suits all growing methods.
Egremont Russet - Pollination: ‘A’ Pollination group, so use varieties with the same or adjacent pollinating prefixes. Here are some suggested varieties:
Cox's Orange Pippin
Beauty of Bath