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Origin: Russia, 1855

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

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

Arose in Novgorod Province, Russia. First described 1855. Received RHS Award of Merit 1896. Medium sized, uneven, slightly ribbed, round- conical fruit. Greenish yellow skin with delicate pink flush and red stripes. Soft and fairly dry flesh. Quite sweet but lacking in flavour. Very hardy and frost resistant. Biennial tendency.

Characteristics of Korobovka apple trees

Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeAug
Season of useAug-Sep
Tree vigourSmall
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Suitable forLate Frost
Pollination date8
Pollination groupC
PollinatorsPollination partners