Discovery stepover


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Discovery stepover
For use August & September, a popular early dessert with a scented, sweet flavour. Good for all area's.

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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 available rootstock, M27. Plant 120-150cm’s apart.

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 stepover Apple tree – Season:

Enjoy straight from the tree, from early August through to mid September.

Discovery Apple - appearance:

A medium sized apple partly or completely covered by a spread of glorious crimson red. Base colour is yellow-green.

Discovery 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. Some suggested varieties are given here:

Cox's Orange Pippin

Bakers Delicious


Arthur Turner


Crimson Queening



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