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 Christmas Pearmain is a young tree suitable for training yourself, in situ. Such trees usually settle to cropping within 2 or 3 seasons.
A Kentish raised apple, known since the late 1800’s. As the name suggests, at it’s peak of eating around Yueltide.
Christmas Pearmain fan espalier tree– Season:
Harvest October, November-December eating, but will store longer.
Christmas Pearmain – appearance:
Small to medium sized cinnamon red over green with some russet patches. Flesh greenish cream.
Christmas Pearmain apple trees – flavour:
A very well flavoured apple. Intense but plenty of balancing sugars.
A good storing dessert apple.
Cropping & Growth
Christmas Pearmain is a tree of medium vigour and one which usually crops heavily.
Christmas Pearmain - Pollination: Pollination group ‘A’ so pollinate with varieties in the same or adjacent groups.