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.
Crimson Queening is an interesting old variety from 1831 that is ideal for those who prefer apples with a yielding texture. Sometimes known as Crimson Quoining.
Crimson Queening – Season:
Suitable for eating from early September and will keep until October.
Crimson Queening – appearance:
Lives up to it’s name, the fruits are medium to large in size and almost entirely covered in a rich, shining dark red.
Crimson Queening – flavour
Creamy white inside, the texture is tender and juicy, as befits an apple with a distinctly scented, floral quality to it’s flavour.
Dessert use only. Very ornamental fruits.
Cropping & Growth
Low to medium vigour, slightly spreading habit. .
Crimson Queening - Pollination: Pollination group ‘C’ so pollinate with varieties in the same or adjacent groups. Here are some good suggested pollinators:
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