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Cobham Apple

Malus domestica
A large dual purpose apple very similar to Blenheim Orange.

Origin: Kent UK 1790

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

A guide to choosing Apple Trees



Cobham 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 Cobham

Arose c 1790 in the garden of Mr Pope in Sittingbourne, Kent, UK. Almost identical to Blenheim Orange.



Main characteristics of Cobham

Use Dual Cul & Des
Colour Flushed
Flavour Nutty
Fruit size  Large
Picking time  Late Sep/Early Oct
Season of use  Oct-Dec

Tree vigour  Vigorous
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Partial tip-bearer
Cropping Biennial

Pollination date  12
Pollination group  D
Self fertility  Self-sterile Triploid
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