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Carlisle Codlin



An old cooking apple thought to originate from Cumberland.

Origin: Cumberland UK, 1830

Pollination: Carlisle Codlin is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Carlisle Codlin apple trees produced to special order

We do not stock this variety, but we might be able to produce trees for you through our custom grafting service, depending on the availability of suitable grafting material. Trees can be grafted on any of the following rootstocks:

  • CG-1Carlisle Codlin tree custom-grafted on M9 rootstock (Dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-2Carlisle Codlin tree custom-grafted on M26 rootstock (Semi-dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-3Carlisle Codlin tree custom-grafted on MM106 rootstock (Semi-vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-4Carlisle Codlin tree custom-grafted on MM111 rootstock (Vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-5Carlisle Codlin tree custom-grafted on M25 rootstock (Very vigorous)£39.00 each

If you wish to go order please fill in our contact form in the first instance, stating your name, full address, and the rootstock(s) you wish the tree(s) to be grafted on. You will need to contact us before June.

Propagation is carried out in late July / early August, and the grafted trees would be available for supply in December the following year (approximately 14 months later).

History and description of Carlisle Codlin

An old English variety presumed to have arisen in Carlisle, Cumberland. Earliest references date back to 1830. Widely grown in Victorian England. Large yellow fruit. Cooks to a white, juicy puree. Hardy tree suitable for Northern England and Scotland

Characteristics of Carlisle Codlin apple trees

UseCulinary
ColourYellow
FlavourSharp
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeEarly Sep
Season of useSep-Oct
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingGood
Suitable forHardy
Northern Britain
Pollination date7
Pollination groupB
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners