Falstaff Cordon apple tree


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Falstaff Cordon apple tree
Often regarded as an 'ideal' garden apple tree, Falstaff bears large high quality fruits freely and has an excellent crisp texture and plenty of juice. October-December season.

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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 Falstaff cordon is M9 which is the best stock for cordon trees. Plant 60-80cm’s apart.

Falstaff - this classic English-raised Apple, from EMRS in Kent in the 1960’s and introduced in 1986. One of the best garden varieties. It is a James Grieve x Golden Delicious cross.

Falstaff Apple cordon apple tree – Season:

Harvest early-mid October, stores until Christmas.

Falstaff Apple - appearance:

Medium sized, golden yellow when ripe with pretty red stripes.

Falstaff apple treesflavour:

Sweet but clean and crisply refreshing with plenty of juice. Good texture, never soggy or mealy.


A dessert apple, has also been used for juicing.

Cropping & Growth

A very good tree, medium growth, healthy, hardy, produces good crops of high quality fruit.

Falstaff - Pollination: Partly self fertile; ‘B’ Pollination group, so use varieties with the same or adjacent pollinating prefixes. Some good suggested varieties to go with Falstaff are listed as follows:

Cox's Orange Pippin





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