This George Cave apple tree is grown on miniature M27 stock. M27 is a rootstock that produces the smallest tree of all; maturing to around 180cm’s in height and width, this tree is ideal for a container or small garden, courtyard or allotment. It should be staked if in a windy or open position. Crops can exceed 20ibs per tree when established and this rootstock is quite precocious, often yielding the year following planting
George Cave was 1945 raised, this famous variety is considered one of the best-tasting earlies.
George Cave miniature 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