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 Winston is M9 which is the best stock for cordon trees. Plant 60-80cm’s apart.
Winston arose in Berkshire, 1920, from a Cox’s Orange x Worcester cross. A useful late storing apple that is easy to grow and disease resistant.
Winston cordon apple tree – Season:
Very late; harvest in November and eat from storage December to April.
Winston – appearance:
Small to medium in size, green with purplish flush and stripes, becoming brighter in storage.
Winston apple trees – flavour:
An aromatic Cox-type flavour, mellows later.
A dessert apple for late use.
Cropping & Growth
Moderately vigorous, suitable for growing everywhere and easy to grow.
Winston Apple Trees - Pollination: Partly self fertile so will yield on it’s own. Pollination group ‘D’