1945 raised, this famous variety is considered one of the best-tasting earlies.
George Cave Apple tree – Season:
George Cave Apple - appearance:
Small to medium sized conical greenish yellow fruits, heavily striped carmine red.
George Cave apple trees – flavour:
Refreshing, slightly sharp but a good balance of sugars and acidity, not as cloyingly sweet as some earlies can be.
An early dessert, could be cooked with before fully ripe if desired.
Cropping & Growth
Medium grower, often yields well, fruit can crack in rainy years.
George Cave apple trees - Pollination: ‘B’ Pollination group, so use varieties with the same or adjacent pollinating prefixes. Some good varieties to go with Geotge cave are listed as follows:
Beauty of Bath
Cox's Orange Pippin
Tree sizes for George Cave apple trees for sale:
M27 is a miniature stock, ideal for very small gardens, pots on the patio etc. Grows to around 180cm’s. Good hearty soil is preferred.
M9 is classed as dwarfing and a good intermiate stock. Matures to 200cm’s plus with a similar spread. M9 is heavy cropping and promotes larger fruits, but needs permanent staking and good soil.
M26 stock Is classed as semi-dwarfing. Does well on poorer soil. Reaches 300cm’s+ with the same spread.
MM106 is vigorous and the best choice for where a larger ‘orchard sized’ tree is required. Grows 4m+ with the same spread and suitable for most soils.