Cottenham seedling Apple

Cottenham seedling Apple
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Economy or Premium Selection

Economy - rooted into its pot but a further season before moving up a pot size.

Premium - more growth in its pot. More mature than Economy
Cottenham Seedling was raised by Robert Norman of Cottenham in Cambridshire around 1924. Cottenham Seedling was once a favourite of commercial growers in this fruit growing area of Cambridgeshire. Pale yellow slightly greasy skin with occasional orange red stripes. Good coarse sharp juicy apple flavoured flesh. Keeps well right to end of March .

Our Apple Cottenham Seedling bare rooted trees are lifted at the start of the bare root season in November, when the apple trees become dormant, and made available through to March the following year. This period is the ideal time for economical planting. You will however have to wait a year to pick your crop as bare root trees cannot be picked in their first year. For all year round planting why not choose from our selection of container grown apple trees. They do cost more but are older, more established and ready to crop.

We use and recommend planting with friendly myccorrhizal fungi such as Rootgrow. This helps to produce a stronger root system thereby aiding establishment. We also use and can supply Blood, Fish and Bone - a tried and trusted natural all round fertilizer. Alternatively, to help give your tree the best start you can incorporate our carefully blended mix of compost to help give your tree all the vital nutrients and minerals it needs to flourish in your garden. It is good practice to firmly secure and support your tree with a good stake and tie to aid in its establishment. Download our planting guide to help you with any questions that you may have or call us on the number below and we will be pleased to help.


RootstockOur Apple trees are grown on MM106 rootstocks
Use Culinary
Origin Cambridgeshire
Growth Habit Semi Vigorous
Harvest Time Early October
Pollination Group4


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