Granny Smith cordon apple


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Granny Smith cordon apple
A classic 'green' apple with a tart flavour and dense, crunchy flesh. Styores very late; a favoured aspect is necessary for the fruits to mature properly.

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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.

Granny Smith is an Australian variety named in the 1800’s and grown in most warmer countries of the world. A very late ripening variety, leave Granny Smith on the tree as long as possible before harvesting and enjoy from storage.

Granny Smith cordon Apple tree – Season:

Pick November, keep in a cool shed or garage for use December to May.

Granny Smith Apple - appearance:

Medium sized very dark shining emerald green throughout.

Granny apple treesflavour:

A tough, solid, densely crisp apple with a tart, refreshing flavour. Considered in many countries to be dual purpose.


Favoured in England as a dessert, but can equally be cooked with.

Cropping & Growth

Medium vigour, shy cropping unless offered a favourable sunny aspect.

Granny Smith - Pollination: ‘A’ Pollination group, so use varieties with the same or adjacent pollinating prefixes. Here are some suggested varieties:

Christmas Pearmain



Egremont Russet

Beauty of Bath


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