Bountiful stepover

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Bountiful stepover
A very good cooking apple for the garden or orchard; easy to grow, productive and with a sweeter flavour than many cookers.
£19.95

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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.

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 stepover – Season:

Harvest from early October; stores very well – into the Spring.

Bountiful stepover tree – appearance:

Medium sized, shiny skin of clean medium green, with just the occassional brownish orange flush on the sunny side.

Bountiful apple treesflavour:

Much sweeter than most cookers, it can be enjoyed without the addition of sugar. When cooked keeps some shape but is tender and juicy.

Uses:

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.
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