Empire stepover tree

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Empire stepover tree
Ideal for those who prefer sweet, mild apples and certainly a stunner with it's predominantly dark red skin. Will store.
£25.95

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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

Empire is 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 trees – flavour:

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. Some suggested varieties are listed as follows:

Discovery

Elstar

Bountiful

Adams Pearmain

Arthur Turner

Alkmene
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