Apple - double U cordon
Apple 'Pomme des Moissons'
Common Name: Apple - double U cordon
Cultivar: 'Pomme des Moissons'
Category: Fruit & Vegetables
Growth Rate: Slow growing
Features: Edible fruit
|Hardiness: Hardy||Height: 2.00 m (200 cm)|
|Sun/Shade: Full sun||Spread: 1.00 m (100 cm)|
|Foliage Type: Deciduous||Flower Colour: White|
|Foliage Colour: Green||Flowering Period: April & May|
Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained
An early variety with pure white cup-shaped flowers followed by red flushed fruit. The apples have a deliciously sweet juicy and refreshing flavour and should be harvested as they start to colour. Ideal for all gardens it's ideal for growing against walls or as ornamental garden dividers and screening.
To guarantee cross pollination plant in a sunny open site with another tree from the same flowering group (e.g. 'Reine des Reinettes' 'Belle de Boskoop' 'Golden Delicious and 'Granny Smith'). It is grown on the semi-dwarfing rootstock M26 which will keep the tree small.
This apple tree has been grown specifically in a double U cordon shape making it easier to pick and is great for growing against walls garden dividers or as screening. The tree has been grown for a substantial number of years to form this lovely shape.
- Garden care: Keep the base of the tree weed free fertilise at the beginning of each year and water regularly during hot dry spells. Remove damaged or crossing branches during the dormant season.
The trees are 90cm wide at the widest point (between the top two U's) and are about 1.3m tall.
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