Bountiful fan espalier Apple Trees
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 Bountiful Apple is a young tree suitable for training yourself, in situ. Such trees usually settle to cropping within 2 or 3 seasons.
One of the best garden cookers, being fertile, easy to pollinate, trouble free and prolific. Bountiful apple tree was raised by EMRS Kent in 1964 from a cross between Cox’s Orange and Lanes Prince Albert.
Bountiful fan espalier – Season:
Harvest from early October; stores very well – into the Spring.
Bountiful espalier tree – appearance:
Medium sized, shiny skin of clean medium green, with just the occassional brownish orange flush on the sunny side.
Bountiful apple trees – flavour:
Much sweeter than most cookers, it can be enjoyed without the addition of sugar. When cooked keeps some shape but is tender and juicy.
Bountiful is a dynamic variety, being a very good culinary apple but is sweet enough for dessert use also later on.
Cropping & Growth
A compact and freely spurring little tree that is hardy and quite disease resistant.
Bountiful - Pollination: Pollination group is ‘B’ so choose any varieties in that group to partner. Bountiful is generally easy to pollinate with many other varieties, and also a good polinator itself.