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 product is a young tree suitable for training yourself, in situ. Such trees usually settle to cropping within 2 or 3 seasons.
Discovery is an Essex raised variety, believed to be a Worcester x Beauty of Bath cross. This famous variety is probably the best early dessert apple. One of the best and most popular of garden varieties.
Discovery Apple tree – Season:
Enjoy straight from the tree, from early August through to mid September.
Discoery Apple - appearance:
A medium sized apple partly or completely covered by a spread of glorious crimson red. Base colour is yellow-green.
Discoery apple trees – flavour:
Clean white flesh with a pleasant, sweet, clean and refreshing flavour. Has a pleasing scent when freshly picked.
A dessert apple through and through.
Cropping & Growth
A tree of medium vigour, freely cropping and generally trouble free.
Discovery - Pollination: ‘B’ Pollination group, so use varieties with the same or adjacent pollinating prefixes. Here are some suggestions:
Cox's Orange Pippin