Cornish Aromatic apple trees

Cornish Aromatic apple tree
  • Pick: Late-season (mid-October)
  • Flowering group: 2
  • Uses: Eat fresh 
  • Disease-resistance: Good
  • Pollination partners

Cornish Aromatic is a high-quality late-season dessert apple from Cornwall, with an attractive red / russeted skin.

In a good year the flavour can be excellent - a rich pear-drop note to the firm flesh.

Cornish Aromatic apple trees for sale

Deliveries start December 2018.

Mature size* Supplied as Price Quantity
Large  (3m - 4m after 5-10 years) 1-year - bare-root - MM106 rootstock 25.90 Sold outalert me

Delivery period: Trees are delivered between November and March. However it is best to order as soon as you can to ensure items are reserved for you. If you live in an area with very cold winters please let us know so that we can scheduled delivery for early spring.

*Mature size: Height shown is the approximate height of the tree when mature (after 5-10 years), not the height when supplied. Actual mature heights may vary considerably dependent on your local conditions and training and pruning regime.

Stock availability: Items showing as 'sold out' will probably be available again next season. Click here to be notified when we get more trees of this variety.

Summary features of Cornish Aromatic

Growing

  • Gardening skill: Average?
  • Cropping: Good
  • Fertility: Not self-fertile?
  • Flowering group: 2?
  • Pollinating others: Average?
  • Ploidy: Diploid?
  • Vigour: Slightly large?
  • Bearing regularity: Regular?
  • Fruit bearing: Spur-bearer?
  • Fruit persistence: Normal ripening?
  • Overall disease resistance: Good?
  • Canker: Very resistant?
  • Scab: Very resistant?

Uses

Identification

  • Country of origin: United Kingdom
  • Period of origin: 1750 - 1799
  • Fruit colour: Red
  • Blossom colour: Pink - light
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Popularity: Under-rated?

Climate

  • Temperate climates
  • Mild / damp climates?
  • Planting position: Full sun preferred

Pollination guide for Cornish Aromatic

Cornish Aromatic is in flowering group 2. Cornish Aromatic is self-sterile and needs to be pollinated by another tree of a different variety nearby.

How to grow Cornish Aromatic apple trees

Cornish Aromatic is well-suited to the mild wet climate of the Cornish peninsula, and is generally a good choice for areas with wet climates because of its natural resistance to scab, a disease which is more prevalent in wetter areas. However to get the best flavour try to plant it in a spot that gets maximum sunshine.

Historical details

Known from Cornwall, England, early 19th century, but probably older.

Botanical name

Malus domestica 'Cornish Aromatic'