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 Red Windsor is M9 which is the best stock for cordon trees. Plant 60-80cm’s apart
Red Windsor is an excellent new variety with some characteristics that make it the perfect garden variety. Red Windsor is a red sport of ‘Alkmene’ [itself an excellent variety] that came by way of Cox’s. Red Windsor could be described as having a Cox-type flavour. It is also self fertile & naturally compact.
Red Windsor cordon Apple tree – Season:
Harvest mid September, stores until November.
Red Windsor- appearance:
A beautiful medium sized apple heavily dressed in red.
Red Windsor apple trees – flavour:
Good texture, nicely crisp but not woody. The cream flesh is well balanced with sugars and acidity and has honeyed and aromatic notes. Nicely scented.
Dessert, juice and table decoration.
Cropping & Growth
A small, compact grower with neat round headed growth. Seems to devote it’s energies to cropping.
Red Windsor- Pollination: Red Windsor is itself self pollinating so needs no other varieties to crop well. It is itself in pollination group ‘B’ so will help pollinate varieties in the same or adjacent groups.