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 Winter Gem is M9 which is the best stock for cordon trees. Plant 60-80cm’s apart.
Winter Gem is an outstanding recently introduced garden apple, of Cox’s parentage. Highly recommended as a late storing variety.
Winter Gem cordon apple tree – Season:
A late storing variety, pick mid-late October, use from storage right into the Spring.
Winter Gem – appearance:
A very pretty apple, pale green/yellow blushed with rosy pink.
Winter Gem apple trees – flavour:
Exquisitely flavoured. Scented, complex, rich and aromatic.
A dessert apple that also juices well. Good for table decoration.
Cropping & Growth
Medium vigour, generally trouble free.
Winter Gem Apple Trees - Pollination: Pollination group ‘B’ partner with any varieties in the same or adjacent groups. Here are some suggested varieties:
Cox's Orange Pippin