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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 we can produce trees for you through our custom grafting service. Trees can be grafted on any of the following rootstocks:

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

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

Characteristics of Box Apple apple trees

UseDessert
ColourYellow
FlavourSharp
Fruit sizeSmall
Picking timeLate Aug
Season of useSep-Nov
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
Cropping
Pollination date10
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners