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 Lombarts Calville is M9 which is the best stock for cordon trees. Plant 60-80cm’s apart.
A Dutch cooking variety raised in the 1900’s and which remains a popular cooker in Europe. A very good, reliable culinary variety.
Lombarts Calville Apple tree – Season:
Can be picked mid October and used through to Fenruary.
Lombarts Calville - appearance:
Medium sized, conical pale green/yellow throughout. .
Lombarts Calville apple trees – flavour:
One of the best tasting cookers, rich, fruity and intense with plenty of juice. The yellow flesh retains some shape but is quite tender. Suits many applications.
Although favoured as a cooking apple, can be enejoyed for dessert after Christmas.
Cropping & Growth
A goood tree of medium vigour, well branched and hardy.
Lombarts Calville - Pollination: ‘B’ pollination group, use varieties with the same or adjacent groups to pollinate successfully. Here are some suggested varieties:
Kidds Orange Red