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 Hereford Russet is M9 which is the best stock for cordon trees. Plant 60-80cm’s apart.
Herefordshire Russet is a new variety to the range of russets with an exciting flavour that is proving to be an ideal garden variety.
Herefordshire Russet cordon Apple tree – Season:
Pick early October and enjoy until the new year.
Herefordshire Russet Apple - appearance:
Partly russetted in gold and cinnamon, but often not as heavily covered as some in this group. Cinnamon red blush may appear. Dense cream flesh.
Herefordshire Russet apple trees – flavour:
Superb. Akin to a Cox with an intense, complex and aromatic flavour that is hugely enjoyable.
For use as a dessert apple.
Cropping & Growth
Medium vigour, regular cropping.
Herefordshire Russet - Pollination: Partly self fertile so can be grown on it’s own. For full cropping potential this variety is in ‘B’ Pollination group, so use varieties with the same or adjacent pollinating prefixes.