Summer 2024Pre-orders are now open. Deliveries will begin again in September for pot grown trees and December for bare-rooted or mixed tree orders.
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Core BlimeyTM apple trees

Malus domestica
Core Blimey is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
  • Picking season: Late
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 3
Core Blimey is a red Cox-style eating apple, suitable for most areas of the UK.

Core Blimey apple trees for sale

Pot-grown

All pot-grown trees are suitable for planting out in the garden, some are suitable for growing in containers.

  • PG12-year bush-trained 12L pot-grown tree M26 rootstock £57.75
    Medium tree (2m-3m after 10 years)
  • PG22-year bush-trained 12L pot-grown tree MM106 rootstock £57.75
    Large tree (3m-5m after 10 years)

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree M26 rootstock £35.95
    Medium tree (2m-3m after 10 years)
  • BR21-year bare-root tree MM106 rootstock £35.95
    Large tree (3m-5m after 10 years)
Pre-ordering

You can pre-order now, deliveries start in September.

Delivery charges

Delivery for a single tree starts at £9.95. It is calculated when you add trees to your basket, based on your postcode.

Core BlimeyTM is a Cox-style apple. The red apples are crisp, juicy, and will keep in a fridge for several months.

How to grow

Core BlimeyTM is a vigorous disease-resistant tree, and suitable for most areas of the UK.

Advice on fruit tree pollination.

History

Core BlimeyTM was developed by the Frank P Matthews nursery in conjunction with the Urban Orchard Project. It's London cockney name reflects its origins as an apple for the urban environment.

Core Blimey characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group3
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climates

Using

  • Picking seasonLate
  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
  • Food usesEating fresh

Problems

  • Disease resistanceGood

Identification

  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin2000
  • Blossom colourWhite
  • Fruit colourRed / Green