A very early English apple, with a fairly strong flavour. The fruit is crisp when picked straight from the tree but does not keep.
Order now for delivery 11th December 2013 onwards.
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Delivery period: Pot-grown trees can be delivered from September onwards. Bare-root trees can be delivered from mid-November onwards. Within those periods you can specify your preferred month of delivery during the checkout process. It is best to order as soon as you can to ensure items are reserved for you.
*Mature size: Height shown is the approximate height of the tree when mature (after 5-10 years), not the height when supplied. See photos of trees as supplied. Actual mature heights may vary considerably dependent on your local conditions and training and pruning regime - see our Tree Height Calculator.
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George Cave is in flowering group 3. George Cave is partially self-fertile, but fruiting will be improved if there is a compatible tree of a different variety nearby. Since it flowers in the middle of the blossom season it can be pollinated by most other apple trees.
Fairly easy to grow, and a useful choice if you are looking for a very early (early - mid August) apple for your collection.
Raised by Mr George Cave, Essex, England in the early 1920s.
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