Espalier or fan trees are used against a wall; you will need not less than 180 x 180cm’s for a fan or espalier tree. Please note we do not supply ready trained trees; this George Cave is a young tree suitable for training yourself, in situ. Such trees usually settle to cropping within 2 or 3 seasons.
George Cave was 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. Here are some suggested varieties:
Cox's Orange Pippin
Beauty of Bath