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.
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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.
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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.
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.
France, 16th century.
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