Keswick Codlin apple tree


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Keswick Codlin apple tree
This heritage variety began it's life growing on a rubbish dump from where it was rescued; it is one of the finest flavoured of all culinary apples and very versatile in the kitchen. Well worth rescuing we say!

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A predominant cooker of the Victorian era, widely valued in the kitchen as a very versatile apple of exceedingly good, sweet, flavour. A Cumbrian apple, of humble origins, the seedling was rescued from a rubbish heap.

Keswick Codlin Apple tree – Season:

Harvest in late August, for use throughout September.

Keswick Codlin - appearance:

Typically a Codlin in appearnace, blocky and ridged, almost entirely pale green with a clean white interior.

Keswick Codlin apple treesflavour:

Sweet, juicy and pleasantly fruity, needs little or no sugar. Valued for making jellies as well as apple dumplings and sauces.


A culinary apple but can be eaten for dessert when well ripe.

Cropping & Growth

A neat little tree with good blossom. Frost hardy, as might be expected.

Keswick Codlin - Pollination: ‘B’ pollination group, use varieties with the same or adjacent groups to pollinate successfully. Here are some suggested varieties:

Arthur Turner





James Grieve


Carlisle Codlin

Tree sizes for Keswick Codlin apple trees:

M27 is a miniature stock, ideal for very small gardens, pots on the patio etc. Grows to around 180cm’s. Good hearty soil is preferred.

M9 is classed as dwarfing and a good intermediate stock. Matures to 200cm’s plus with a similar spread. M9 is heavy cropping and promotes larger fruits, but needs permanent staking and good soil.

M26 stock Is classed as semi-dwarfing. Does well on poorer soil. Reaches 300cm’s+ with the same spread.

MM106 is vigorous and the best choice for where a larger ‘orchard sized’ tree is required. Grows 4m+ with the same spread and suitable for most soils.

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