Apple - Cornish Pine

Cornish Pine Apple

Open Day tree location: A2-063

Malus domestica
A large, attractive dessert apple from Devon and Cornwall with good aromatic flavour.

Origin: Cornwall UK 1920

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

A guide to choosing Apple Trees



Cornish Pine Apple Trees for sale - order online

Please select the rootstock, age and tree form available items in the table below. The choice of rootstock is important as it determines the size to which the tree will grow when mature. Trees are available either as maidens which are untrained one year old trees or two year old trees already trained in a particular form. Reduced price trees when available are smaller one year old trees or two year old trees which have less well developed heads than our regular trees but are otherwise perfectly good healthy trees offered at a lower price. Trees are supplied bare root during the planting season from late November to early March. Further information is available below.

Rootstock / Vigour / Age / Form Availability Price Qty required
MM106 - Semi-vigorous   1 year Maiden Available £17.00

The availability information shown in the availability column in the table is always up-to-date.
Available means Available for supply from Nov 2018 to March 2019
2019/20 means Sold out but available for supply winter 2019/20. Orders taken from May 2019
Sold out means Sold out for supply Nov 2018 to March 2019. May be available again winter 2019/20




History and description of Cornish Pine

Cornish Pine apple was raised at Exminster, Devon, and believed to be a Cornish Gilliflower progeny. First described in 1920. Grown in Devon and Cornwall in the 1930’s. Medium to large fruit. Greenish yellow skin with orange brown flush and red stripes. Quite soft cream coloured flesh. Very good flavour, rich and aromatic. Can be used for cooking. Vigorous, spreading tree.




Main characteristics of Cornish Pine

Use Dessert
Colour Flushed
Flavour Aromatic
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Early Oct
Season of use  Oct-Dec

Tree vigour  Vigorous
Tree habit  Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Disease resistance  Scab: Resistant

Pollination date  12
Pollination group  D
Self fertility  Self-sterile Triploid
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Parentage  Cornish Gilliflower