Empire fan espalier tree

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Empire fan espalier tree
Handsome dark red skin finish and a very sweet flavour. Will store, a most attractive variety.
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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.

An American apple, and very popular there. Raised 1945. Sometimes seen for sale in supermarkets here, a very handsome deeply lacquered red apple.

Empire Apple tree – Season:

Pick from the tree in early-mid Octrober; will store until January or longer.

Empire Apple - appearance:

A moderately sized handsome apple almost entirely covered by a dark wine red shiny flush.

Empire apple treesflavour:

Very sweet, mild, vinous. Juicy texture crisp at first, becomes softer.

Uses:

A classic dessert apple.

Cropping & Growth

Medium vigour, heavily cropping.

Empire - Pollination: ‘B’ Pollination group, so use varieties with the same or adjacent pollinating prefixes. Here are some suggested varieties that work well with 'Empire'

Discovery

Elstar

Bountiful

Alkmene

Arthur Turner

Beauty of Bath
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