George Cave cordon tree


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George Cave cordon tree
A good early variety which may be eaten through August-September. Flavour is considered superior to many earlies. Does well as a cordon.

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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 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:

Early-mid August.

George Cave Apple - appearance:

Small to medium sized conical greenish yellow fruits, heavily striped carmine red.

George Cave apple treesflavour:

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




Early Victoria

Arthur Turner



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