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 Limelight is M9 which is the best stock for cordon trees. Plant 60-80cm’s apart.
Limelight is a very good new English Apple tree that is regarded as the ‘perfect’ garden Apple tree. Well worth considering for your planting requirements, especiall for small gardens.
Limelight cordon Apple tree – Season:
This variety can be picked in late September and eaten until late November.
Limelight - appearance:
Although not highly coloured this is an attractive apple with a very clean and shiny appearance and luminous chartreuse green/yellow colouring throughout.
Limelight apple trees – flavour:
Sweet but refreshingly juicy and crisp.
A dessert apple primarily but may also be cooked with.
Cropping & Growth
A naturally small and productive tree that is easy to grow and low maintenance, needs less pruning than some. Frost and disease resistant.
Limelight - Pollination: This variety is self fertile so ideal for the one tree garden. It is in the ‘B’ pollination group and is a good pollinator for other varieties within that group.