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 cordonLaxtons Epicure is M9 which is the best stock for cordon trees. Plant 60-80cm’s apart
Bedford raised, introduced 1909 from a Cox cross. Has been a popular early ripening garden variety for many years. Largely trouble free.’Epicure’ is the same.
Laxtons Epicure Apple tree – Season:
For use from late August through September.
Epicure - appearance:
A small apple of bright green with colourful red striping.
Laxtons Epicure apple trees – flavour:
Crisp, juicy and sweet with a little of the aromatic qualities of a Cox’s too. Rather like a ‘light’ Cox.
A dessert apple.
Cropping & Growth
Medium grower, frost hardy and reliable.
Laxtons Epicure - Pollination: ‘B’ pollination group, use varieties with the same or adjacent groups to pollinate successfully. Here are some suggested varieties:
Cox's Orange Pippin