Stepover trees are used primarily for edging a border or pathway or to divide the kitche/vegetable garden. These very tiny trees are just 18” in height with two side laterals from the main stem forming a capital ‘T’ shape. The stepover tree is an ormamental addition to your garden and these trees are grown on the smallest avaailable rootstock, M27. Plant 120-150cm’s apart.
Beauty of Bath is one of the earliest ripening Apples of all; it was raised in Somerset in 1864.
Beauty of Bath stepover 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 stepover 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