Apple - Box Apple

Box Apple Apple

Malus domestica
An old Cornish cooking apple.

Origin: Cornwall UK

Pollination:  Box Apple is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

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Box Apple Apple Trees for sale - order online

We currently produce this variety to order only through our bud-grafting service. You cannot order on line. If you wish to order please contact us using the messaging facility on the contact us page. Let us have your name, postal address, telephone and email address as well as which variety you would like us to produce, how many and on what rootstock. Bud-grafting is carried out in late July and early August. The trees would be supplied approximately 18 months later. We normally need to have received orders by the beginning of July. Please click here for full details of our bud-grafting service.


History and description of Box Apple

Originated from Cornwall. Small, greenish yellow fruit. Firm , juicy flesh. Rather sharp, fruity flavour.



Main characteristics of Box Apple

Use Dessert
Colour Yellow
Flavour Sharp
Fruit size  Small
Picking time  Late Aug
Season of use  Sep-Nov

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer

Pollination date  10
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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