Elstar stepover tree

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Elstar stepover tree
Good colour and even better flavour from this favourite variety from Europe; a good garden variety. Mid season.
£19.95

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



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 stepover apple trees – flavour:

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.

Uses:

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. Here are some suggested varieties:

Cox's Orange Pippin

Discovery

Bountiful

Arthur Turner

Egremont Russet

Crimson Queening
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