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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 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 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