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 Greensleeves apple trees is M9 which is the best stock for cordon trees. Plant 60-80cm’s apart.
Greensleeves is one of the best and most popular garden apple trees; Greensleeves was introduced in 1977 from EMRS in Kent, and is a cross between James Grieve x Golden Delicious. In character it resembles a better version of the latter.
Greensleeves cordon Apple tree – Season:
Harvest late September, can be used through to late November.
Greensleeves Apple - appearance:
Medium sized, pale green ripening to pale yellow with usually no other coloration.
Greensleeves apple trees – flavour:
Very crisp, juicy, sweet yet refreshing.
Mostly favoured for dessert use but can be cooked with and useful for open flans where appearance of the sliced fruit is important.
Cropping & Growth
Medium vigour, heavily cropping and trouble free.
Greensleeves - Pollination: Greensleeves is self fertile so useful for one-tree gardens. It is ‘B’ Pollination group, and is an excellent pollinator for other varieties in the same or adjacent groups.