Beauty of Bath fan-espalier Apple Tree
Cordon Apple trees are a good choice for restricted areas and a fence or wall. They can be grown at a 45degree angle, or upright. The rootstock we use for our cordon Beauty of Bath is M9 which is the best stock for cordon trees. Plant 60-80cm’s apart
Beauty of Bath is one of the earliest ripening Apples of all; it was raised in Somerset in 1864.
Beauty of Bath Cordon Apple tree – Season:
Very early. Harvest and enjoy straight from the tree, from late July. Does not last long in good condition so enjoy at once.
Beauty of Bath Apple - appearance:
Small to medium sized, mostly covered in a skin of deep red.
Beauty of Bath cordon apple trees – flavour:
Sprightly, refreshing and juicy, becoming more bland with age.
A dessert apple to enjoy straight from the tree. Although it does not keep at all, Beauty of Bath is well worth considering as the early fruits are well worth having.
Cropping & Growth
Reasonably vigorous but easily contained and easy to grow. Heavy cropping.
Beauty of Bath - Pollination: Pollination group is ‘A’ so choose any varieties in that or adjacent ‘B’group to partner. Here are some suggested varieties: