Jumbo cordon tree


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Jumbo cordon tree
Jumbo is a new culinary variety with very large fruits that would suit exhibition as well as kitchen use. They have excellent storing properties, keeping until well into the Spring, also suiting dessert use. A strong growing hardy tree capable of very impressive results.

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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.

Jumbo is a recent introduction to the range of Culinary apple trees, and a good garden variety. The fruits can attain huge size and have very versatile qualities.

Jumbo Apple tree – Season:

Harvest in October and use from storage well into Spring; a very good keeepr with little loss of texture or flavour.

Jumbo - appearance:

Very large and weighty and impressive, the solid fruits have a handsome orange blaze and some striping in red over  amedium green background. Yellows and intensifies in colour with age.

Jumbo apple treesflavour:

Relatively sweet for a cooker with a good fruity aroma. Keeps it’s teture when cooked, good for dicing, flans, tarts and pies as well as chutneys and juicing.


A culinary apple but has been enjoyed for dessert in March as it has quite high natural sugar levels for a cooker.

Cropping & Growth

Vigorous, spreading with heavy reliable crops of very large fruit. Good disease resistance and a good variety for cold areas.

Jumbo - Pollination: A triploid variety that needs to be planted with two others to achieve full potential. Here are some suggested varieties:




Arthur Turner



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