Stepover trees are used primarily for edging a border or pathway or to divide the kitchen/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 Quince C rootstock. Plant 120-150cm’s apart
Beth is an excellent early variety from East Malling [Kent] This dessert Pear has exceptional eating qualities and is also a heavy cropper. A neat and fairly compact grower.
Beth fan stepover Pear Tree – season
Eating early September through to early October.
Beth Pear – appearance
A medium sized fruit, classical bottom-heavy pear shape, ripening to a beautiful primrose yellow and filled with juice.
Intensely sweet, develops a wonderful scent, full of juice and very tender texture.
Beth Pear – Pollination
Beth is in ‘B’ pollination group so partner with any varieties in the same or adjacent groups. Here are some suggested varieties:
Williams bon Chretien