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The Court Pendu Plat apple tree produces a late season eating apple.
Characteristics of Court Pendu Plat Trees:
General description of Court Pendu Plat:
A small to medium sized, colourful fruit with quite a flattened shape. The rich sweet flavour is balanced by a lightly acidic undercurrent. The flesh is dry and firm rather than crisp.
Court pendu plat trees are hardy, heavy cropping and, because they flower so late, they are a good choice for a frosty site. The blossom is also very beautiful. It is a tight, tidy tree that is well suited where space is limited.
The fruit develop their best flavour after a month of ripening off the branch.
All of our Court Pendu Plat trees are grown on MM106 rootstocks.
Pollination Partners for Court Pendu Plat:
Your trees are self sterile and their flowers must be pollinated to make fruit.
Court Pendu Plat is in pollination Group G.
This means that they will cross-pollinate with other apple trees in pollination Groups F, G and H.
Because this tree flowers late, it is good for frosty areas.
See our Guide to Apple Tree Pollination for a full list of partners & more tips about pollination.
Court Pendu Plat Disease notes:
Disease resistance: Scab
History & Parentage:
Court Pendu Plat apple trees are an ancient continental variety, first recorded in the early 1600's. It is considered to be a likely grandparent of the Coxs Orange Pippin, although no one knows for sure. They are sometimes called the Wise Apple.
How Apple Trees are Measured & Delivered:
Our fruit trees are delivered in up to 3 shapes and you can also buy selected apple trees as ready made cordons.
Maiden: This unbranched tree is the smallest starting size. You can train maidens into espaliers and cordons.
Cordon: Court Pendu Plat trees are spur-bearers, so they can be made into cordons and espaliers.
Bush: This is a style of freestanding tree with a short trunk of about 60cms. It will grow to about 3 metres tall.
Half-Standard: This is a freestanding style that will grow into a full sized, "normal" apple tree, about 4 metres tall.