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Cordon Fruit Trees (Pot Grown)

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The modern way to grow fruit trees is to train them as vertical cordons. These space-saving columnar trees are attractive as well as fruitful and are perfect for smaller gardens. They can be spaced as close as 60-90cm (2-3ft) apart and are also ideal planted in containers on a sunny patio or balcony. Cordons should have their ultimate height restricted to 1.8-2.4m (6-8ft) and their fruiting laterals pruned during the summer months in order to retain their compact columnar shape. Cordon fruit trees are approximately 1.2m (4ft) high on despatch. Pot grown cordons are available from May to late August.

 

Click here to see our range of bare-root cordons.

 

Pollination

Many of our fruit trees are self-fertile and will pollinate themselves satisfactorily. However, some varieties of apple, pear, plum and cherry are not self-fertile and will require a pollinator from the same species.  To ensure adequate pollination choose two varieties from the same species that are in the same flowering group or one group apart.

 

Don't forget to include tree stakes and ties on your order.  All young fruit trees require staking and for better establishment we strongly advise using Rootgrow when planting (as recommended in RHS planting guidelines).

 


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Cordon Apple 'Bardsey' (Pot Grown)
£37.50Cordon Apple 'Bardsey' (Pot Grown)This is a very special dual-purpose dessert/culinary apple, believed to be the only survivor of an orchard tended by monks on remote Bardsey Island (off the Welsh coast) 1000 years ago. Discovered only recently, the ancient mother tree is miraculously free from disease - a very unusual occurrence in north Wales. The fruits are striped pink and have a distinct scent of lemon. They will cook to a delicate light golden fluff and require no added sugar. Eaten as a dessert apple the fruits are crisp, sweet and juicy.Buy Now
Cordon Apple 'Bountiful' (Pot Grown)
£35.50Cordon Apple 'Bountiful' (Pot Grown)This dual purpose dessert/culinary apple is an excellent choice for the garden. When cooked the fruits retain some of their shape and are soft, juicy and sweet. In late winter it can be used as a dessert apple. Heavy cropping and very resistant to mildew.Buy Now
Cordon Apple 'Braeburn Hillwell' (Pot Grown)
£35.50Cordon Apple 'Braeburn Hillwell' (Pot Grown)An improved sport of Braeburn with better flavour and colour and more suited to the British climate. The fruits are crisp and aromatic and have excellent keeping qualities. Heavy cropping but best grown in the south as it needs a long growing season. Produces a compact tree - ideal for small gardens.Buy Now
Cordon Apple 'Broadholme Beauty' (Pot Grown)
£37.50Cordon Apple 'Broadholme Beauty' (Pot Grown)A very special new dual purpose dessert/culinary apple with an extraordinarily thin skin and natural sweetness, requiring no added sugar when cooked. Excellent for baking. Suitable for the north.Buy Now
Cordon Apple 'Charles Ross' (Pot Grown)
£35.50Cordon Apple 'Charles Ross' (Pot Grown)A very attractive dual purpose dessert/culinary apple raised in Berkshire in 1890. The large red-flushed fruits are crisp and juicy with a pleasant, sweet, lightly aromatic flavour. It retains some of its shape when cooked. Heavy cropping. Resistant to scab. Suitable for the north and wet regions.Buy Now
Cordon Apple 'Chivers Delight' (Pot Grown)
£35.50Cordon Apple 'Chivers Delight' (Pot Grown)Raised in Cambridgeshire c1920, this is a lovely dessert apple, producing heavy crops of attractive red flushed fruits. Crisp and juicy with a sweet, well balanced honey flavour. Easy to grow and suitable for growing in colder areas. Stores well.Buy Now
Cordon Apple 'Cox self-fertile' (Pot Grown)
£35.50Cordon Apple 'Cox self-fertile' (Pot Grown)The classic English dessert apple. This is a self-fertile sport of Cox’s Orange Pippin - almost exactly the same but self-fertile. Sweet with a rich, intense, aromatic flavour. Unsuitable for the north or wet areas.Buy Now
Cordon Apple 'Discovery' (Pot Grown)
£35.50Cordon Apple 'Discovery' (Pot Grown)The most widely grown early dessert apple in the UK, raised in Essex c1949. Bright scarlet fruits. Crisp and juicy with a distinctive flavour. Stores very well for an early variety. Resistant to scab and mildew. Can be grown throughout the UK.Buy Now
Cordon Apple 'Egremont Russet' (Pot Grown)
£35.50Cordon Apple 'Egremont Russet' (Pot Grown)The most popular russet apple, raised in England 1872. Very distinctive nutty flavour. Resistant to scab, mildew and canker. Can be grown successfully throughout the UK.Buy Now
Cordon Apple 'Elstar' (Pot Grown)
£35.50Cordon Apple 'Elstar' (Pot Grown)An attractive red flushed dessert apple with an intense honeyed flavour and crisp juicy flesh. Keeps its flavour and much of its crispness in storage. The tree is compact and heavy cropping.Buy Now
Cordon Apple 'Falstaff' (Pot Grown)
£35.50Cordon Apple 'Falstaff' (Pot Grown)A very heavy cropping dessert apple producing red striped fruits. Crisp and juicy with a refreshing fruity flavour. Easy to grow and ideal as a garden variety. Produces a compact tree. Good resistance to late frosts.Buy Now
Cordon Apple 'Fiesta' (Pot Grown)
£35.50Cordon Apple 'Fiesta' (Pot Grown)A crisp, juicy red flushed dessert apple with a rich, aromatic Cox-like flavour. A very popular garden variety, less prone to disease than Cox and suitable for the north. Heavy cropping. Stores very well.Buy Now
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