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George Cave



A sharp, juicy red summer apple.

Origin: Essex UK, 1945

Pollination: George Cave is self-fertile and a pollinator is not necessary for producing a crop.  Pollination partners

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

Characteristics of George Cave apple trees

UseDessert
ColourFlushed
FlavourSweet-sharp
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeEarly/Mid Aug
Season of useAug
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
Cropping
Suitable forLate Frost
Northern Britain
Pollination date8
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
PollinatorsPollination partners