Court Pendu Plat apple is derived from Corps Pendu, referring to the shortness of the stem. The Court Pendu Plat apple tree was first recognized in France in early 1600's for its exceptional qualities. Skin is greenish-yellow becoming flushed with orange-red with short broken stripes. A good cropper with rich, aromatic fruit with a good balance of sugar and acid; the flavor further develops after harvest. Court Pendu Plat apple tree was also referred to as the "Wise Apple" since it's suitable for areas with late spring frost since it blooms very late; hence possessing the wisdom to bloom late in spring. Please see below for further information on our organically grown Court Pendu Plat apple trees for sale.
Water Requirements: 12-15 gallons per week May through Sept.
Shape when Shipped: Feathered and whips (few side branching)
Size supplied when shipped:Our trees range in height from 4-8 ft. in our field and trimmed to 4 to 5 ft. when shipped. Our young two year trees are most often feathered (side limbs). The trees diameter (caliper) is often 1/2 to 3/4 inch;
*As noted by University of California Scientists and other qualified professionals the most successful trees often have caliper from 1/2" to 5/8" and usually establish faster than smaller and larger planting stock.
Basic idea for Pruning: Most fruit trees should be pruned in frost-free periods mid to late winter. (apricots best after bud break) Remove most vertical branches and shorten side branches. Fruiting wood is best on horizontal to 45 degree limbs. Learn more...
Shipping Note: Our fruit trees and berries are delivered to you bareroot during their winter dormancy from January through May depending on USDA zone. Trees are shipped with your invoice and helpful planting directions. There is no minimum quantity required but shipping rate for an individual tree is expensive since UPS/Fed Ex charge a dimensional weight and an additional handling fee to ship a tree. You'll find it's cost effective to consider a handful of trees,vines or our helpful Tree Starter Kits.