Beauty of Bath 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 Beauty of Bath is a young tree suitable for training yourself, in situ. Such trees usually settle to cropping within 2 or 3 seasons
Beauty of Bath is one of the earliest ripening Apples of all; it was raised in Somerset in 1864.
Beauty of Bath 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 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: