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.
Iris Peach - this very old variety has it’s origins traced to County Sligo in ireland, back in 1819. A valued early variety that can be enjpyed straight from the tree.
Irish Peach cordon Apple tree – Season:
Very early, pick and eat straight from the tree in early August, sometimes even earlier.
Irish Peach - appearance:
Circular to conical, small to medium in size, then pale yellow ground colour heavily flushed with dark red.
Irish Peach apple trees – flavour:
Good flavour; fresh and sprightly with a good balance of sweetness and acidity. Does not store.
A fresh dessert apple.
Cropping & Growth
Vigorous, high yielding, partially tip bearing.
Irish Peach - Pollination: ‘A’ pollination group, use varieties with the same or adjacent groups to pollinate successfully. Here are some suggested varieties:
Beauty of Bath