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Box Apple

An old Cornish cooking apple.

Origin: Cornwall UK,

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

Box Apple apple trees produced to order

We do not stock this variety, but it is available through our custom bud-grafting service.

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). You can choose the number of trees and the rootstock(s) you want the trees grafted on.

Read more about our Grafting service here.

If you wish to order a grafted tree of this variety please fill in our contact form in the first instance.

History and description of Box Apple

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

Characteristics of Box Apple apple trees

Fruit sizeSmall
Picking timeLate Aug
Season of useSep-Nov
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Pollination date10
Pollination groupC
PollinatorsPollination partners