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 cordonSunset apple tree is M9 which is the best stock for cordon trees. Plant 60-80cm’s apart.
Sunset is a Kentish raised variety, 1918, believed to be a Cox’s seedling. Often regarded as an ideal replacement for Cox, as it is easier to grow but has similar taste. One of the most popular garden apples which is always worth growing.
Sunset cordon apple tree – Season:
Pick from the tree mid October, stores well, into the New Year.
Sunset – appearance:
An attractive apple of no more than medium size, pale yellow background broadly flushed vermillion orange – sunset colours indeed.
Sunset apple trees – flavour:
Quite dense, crisp texture and a superb richly aromatic flavour that is almost beyond compare.
A dessert apple.
Cropping & Growth
A tree of medium vigour, generally trouble free and reliable.
Sunset Apple Trees - Pollination: Pollination group ‘B’ partner with any varieties in the same or adjacent groups. Here are somer suggested varieties:
Kidds Orange Red