Fall 2014 / Spring 2015 seasonWe are now taking provisional orders for fall 2014 shipping (warmer zones only) or spring 2015. 
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Court Pendu Plat apple trees

  • Pick: Late-season
  • Flowering group: 6
  • Uses: Eat fresh | Juicing 
  • Disease-resistance: Good

Court Pendu Plat is one of the oldest known apples, dating back to the 1600s and possibly earlier

It has an attractive bi-colored red/orange flushed skin, and the flattened ("plat") shape is quite distinctive.

The flesh is quite dense. The flavor is aromatic with a noticeable fruity peardrop overtone, making it useful in cider blends.

Order now for fall 2014 (warm zones) or spring 2015.

Court Pendu Plat apple trees for sale

Mature size* Supplied as Price Quantity
Small  (6ft - 9ft after 5-10 years) 1-year - bare-root - G.41 rootstock  (dwarf) $29.00 Sold outalert me

Delivery discounts. Prices are for individual trees excluding delivery. There is no minimum quantity but it is cost effective to order in multiples of 4 trees.

Delivery period: Trees are delivered in March and April. However it is best to order as soon as you can to ensure items are reserved for you. If you live in a warm zone (e.g. Southern California, Alabama etc.) Fall delivery is possible. More details on our spring shipping schedule by state.

*Mature size: Height shown is the approximate height of the tree when mature (after 5-10 years), not the height when supplied. Actual mature heights may vary considerably dependent on your local conditions and training and pruning regime - see our Tree Height Calculator.

Stock availability: Items showing as 'sold out' will probably be available again next season. Click here to be notified when we get more trees of this variety.

Summary features of Court Pendu Plat

    Growing

  • Gardening skill: Average?
  • Cropping: Good
  • Fertility: Not self-fertile?
  • Flowering group: 6
    One of the latest flowering apples?
  • Pollinating others: Average?
  • Ploidy: Diploid?
  • Vigour: Average growth?
  • Bearing regularity: Regular?
  • Fruit bearing: Spur-bearer?
  • Fruit persistence: Normal ripening?
  • Attractive blossom
  • Overall disease resistance: Good?
  • Scab: Very resistant?
  • Mildew: Very resistant?

    Uses

  • Picking season: Late?
  • Use / keeping: 1-2 months?
  • Flavour quality: Very good?
  • Flavour style: Aromatic
  • Good for eating fresh
  • Good for juice
  • Drying / Discoloring: Very oxidising?

    Identification

  • Country of origin: France
  • Period of origin: 1600 - 1649
  • Fruit colour: Orange flush
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Popularity: Rarely grown?

    Climate

  • Frost resistance: Good resistance?
  • Temperate climates
  • Tolerates cold winters
  • USDA Zone 4: Yes
  • USDA Zone 5: Yes
  • USDA Zone 6: Yes
  • USDA Zone 7: Yes
  • USDA Zone 8: Yes
  • Cold hardiness: -30F / -34C?


Pollination guide for Court Pendu Plat

Court Pendu Plat is in flowering group 6. Court Pendu Plat is self-sterile and needs to be pollinated by another tree of a different variety nearby.

How to grow Court Pendu Plat apple trees

The key characteristic of Court Pendu Plat is its very late blooming, which makes it useful for areas with late spring frosts, and for cross-pollinating with other late-blooming varieties.

Court Pendu Plat is cold hardy and, as is often the case with very old apple varieties, has naturally good disease resistance.



Historical details

France, 16th century.


Botanical name

Malus domestica 'Court Pendu Plat'




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