Bakers Delicious fan/espalier


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Bakers Delicious fan/espalier
Bakers Delicious is a Welsh variety that does well in most areas and is one of the best flavoured early varieties.

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Bakers Delicious Fan Espalier Apple tree

Espalier or fan trees are used against a wall; you will need not less than 180 x 180cm’s for a fan or espalier tree. Please note we do not supply ready trained trees; this Bakers Delicious tree is a young specimen suitable for training yourself, in situ. Such trees usually settle to cropping within 2 or 3 seasons

Bakers Delicious has it’s origins in Wales and was introduced first in 1934. Although not a well known variety is retains a loyal following amongst apple enthusiasts. One of the best flavoured earlies.

Bakers Delicious – Season:

Early; harvest Bakers Delicious from late August or early September depending on the season,  the fruits can be then be used throughout September.

Bakers Delicious – appearance:

A very decorous apple of medium sized, vividly flushed deep orange-red over gleaming gold.

Bakers Delicious apple treesflavour:

Powerful, an excellent balance of sweetness and acidity.


Primarily used for dessert but may also be cooked with early in the season.

Cropping & Growth

This is a tree of medium vigour and one which can crop very heavily. Generally suited to most areas.

Bakers Delicious - Pollination: Pollination group is ‘B’ so choose any varieties in that group to partner. Here are some suggested varieties:





James Grieve

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