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 is M9 which is the best stock for cordon trees. Plant 60-80cm’s apart
George Cave was 1945 raised, this famous variety is considered one of the best-tasting earlies.
George Cave cordon 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. Here are some suggested varieties:
Beauty of Bath