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Korobovka Apple

Malus domestica
Origin: Russia 1855

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

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Korobovka 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 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.



Main characteristics of Korobovka

Use Dessert
Colour Flushed
Flavour Sweet
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Aug
Season of use  Aug-Sep

Tree vigour  Small
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Cropping Good
Suitable for Late Frost

Pollination date  8
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self-sterile
Pollinators Show suitable pollination partners
Other names  Cardinal, Pierre le Grand