Lombarts Calville cordon


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Lombarts Calville cordon
A classic European cooking variety that is very versatile and has an excellent flavour. Stores until February; hardy & well worth growing.

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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 treesflavour:

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:

Keswick Codlin

Kidds Orange Red


James Grieve



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