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 Fall Russet is M9 which is the best stock for cordon trees. Plant 60-80cm’s apart
Fall Russet is an American apple, originally introduced in 1875 but was thought lost to cultivation until re-introduced in the 1950’s.
Fall Russet cordon Apple tree – Season:
Useful for it’s season which is earlier than most russet apples. Pick and eat through September.
Fall Russet Apple - appearance:
Small to medium sized heavily russetted apple. Prolific.
Fall Russet apple trees – flavour:
Intense and cox-like.
Dessert use or juicing.
Cropping & Growth
Medium vigour, prolific. Thin the fruit to increase fruit size.
Fall Russet - Pollination: ‘A’ Pollination group, so use varieties with the same or adjacent pollinating prefixes. Here are some good suggested varieties:
Beauty of Bath