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 Laxtons Superb is M9 which is the best stock for cordon trees. Plant 60-80cm’s apart.
Bedfordshire apple, late 1800’s. A good Cox replacement but easier to grow. Useful storer.
Laxtons Superb cordon Apple tree – Season:
Pick from the tree around mid October, will store in good condition until January and sometimes longer. .
Laxtons Superb - appearance:
Medium to large in size with handsome purple red flush over pale green. White flesh,
Laxtons Superb apple trees – flavour:
A Cox type apple with some of that varieties complexity and aroma, but generally sweeter with a firm white flesh.
Cropping & Growth
Vigorous grower, especially in the early years. Hardy, productive and easy to grow.
Laxtons Superb - Pollination: ‘B’ pollination group, use varieties with the same or adjacent groups to pollinate successfully. Here are some suggested varieties:
Cox's Orange Pippin