The creamy-white flesh is finely-textured, crisp, aromatic and juicy with a sharp, mildly-sweet taste with a balancing tartness.
In East Anglia, England, George Cave Apples are often ready for harvest by the end of July, but certainly by mid-August.
The tree is a reliable bearer, but once the apples are ripe, some of them may drop from the trees.
Does not store well. George Cave Apples turn soft in storage.
George Cave Apples were developed by a Mr George Cave in Dovercourt, Essex in 1923 from a chance seedling, George Cave Apples were only introduced in 1945 (by W. P. Seabrook & Sons nursery in Boreham, Essex), at which time the apple was named after George Cave.