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Apple tree - Cornish Gilliflower
Apple Tree - Cornish Gilliflower

Apple Tree - Cornish Gilliflower

Origin: Truro, 1813
Apple Taste: Rich, aromatic
Apple Type: Dessert
Flowering Group : 3
Rootstock: M106
Size : Maiden (1-2 years old, around 100cm)
Harvest : October
Vigour : Moderate

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Apple Tree - Cornish Gilliflower

No-one's quite sure why "Gilliflower", which may be a corruption of the Middle English or French for clove ("girofle"), which its apples are said to smell like. One thing for sure is that it originated in Cornwall - in a cottage garden near Truro. The Cornish Gilliflower needs a warm spot and the aromatic rather oblong shaped apples should be picked late in the season. Beware when pruning - it is a tip bearer!

Supplier : R.V Roger Ltd

See our section on Pollination Groups to help you select your apple trees.

The rootstock for our dessert, or eating apple trees, is the most vigorous available - M106 and M25. M25 rootstock will produce the standard trees of a traditional orchard, which will grow over 4.5m, and M106 a good garden tree of 3 to 4m. Please refer to our size guide for details.

All our Cornish Gilliflower apple trees are bare root, so they are only available between November and April. During lifting season, there will be a delay between placing the order and dispatching due to pressure of orders, which are dealt with in date sequence, and the weather. Orders taken from June-October will be confirmed in late October/ early November after a nursery stock take, for dispatch from November. Please consult our planting and care guide on receipt of your order.

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