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Core BlimeyTM

  • Picking season: Late
  • Country of origin: United Kingdom
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 3

Core Blimey is a modern Cox-style apple with a crisp juicy flesh and aromatic flavours.

Malus domestica

Core Blimey apple trees for sale

  • 11-year maiden bare-root tree 24.45
    M26 rootstock
    Medium size (2.5m-3m after 10 years)
    Out of stock
  • 21-year maiden bare-root tree 24.45
    MM106 rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)

How to grow

Core Blimey was designed for growing in tough urban environments, so is easy to grow.


Core Blimey was developed by the Frank P. Matthews nursery in conjunction with the London Orchard Project and introduced in 2012.

"Core Blimey" is an expression of surprise in London cockney slang.

Core Blimey characteristics

  • Using

    • Picking season:Late
    • Cropping:Good
    • Keeping:1-2 months
    • Fruit persistence:Normal ripening
    • Useful for:Eating fresh
  • Growing

    • Gardening skill:Beginner
    • Self-fertility:Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group:3
    • Vigour:Vigorous
    • Fruit bearing:Spur-bearer
  • Problems

    • Disease resistance:Good
  • Climate

    • Climate type:Temperate climates
  • Identification

    • Country of origin:United Kingdom
    • Period of origin:2000
    • Flower colour:White
    • Fruit colour:Red / Green
    • Fruit size:Average