Elstar fan espalier


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Elstar fan espalier
A rich and very juicy flavour from the jolly orange flushed green fruits. Good for frosty area's. A variety from Holland that is recommended for garden growing.

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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 Elstar is a young tree suitable for training yourself, in situ. Such trees usually settle to cropping within 2 or 3 seasons.

Elstar is a Dutch raised variety, from a cross between Ingrid Marie and Golden Delicious. Deserves wider appreciaiton, a very good garden apple tree with a lovely flavour and attractive presentation.

Elstar  apple treesflavour:

Delicious. Sweet and honeyed but not too syrupy with a gentle underlying acidity. Plenty of juice, good crisp texture but too firm.

Elstar Apple tree – Season:

Elstar can be enjoyed from October to January.

Elstar Apple - appearance:

Medium sized mostly conical in shape, brilliant sunny yellow with a broad red flush. Often almost too good to eat.


A dessert apple.

Cropping & Growth

Medium vigour, hardy and easy to grow and usually very productive.

Elstar - Pollination: ‘B’ Pollination group, so use varieties with the same or adjacent pollinating prefixes. Some good suggested varieties are listed below:

Cox's Orange Pippin

Egremont Russet



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