Discovery fan espalier


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Discovery fan espalier
A lovely early dessert apple for eating August-September, easy to grow & popular.

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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 treesflavour:

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




Arthur Turner

Bakers Delicious



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