Falstaff stepover tree


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Falstaff stepover tree
Often regarded as an ideal garden variety, being healthy and disease resistant. The fruits are large and very crisp. October-December usage.

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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 Falstaff 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.

Falstaff - this classic English-raised Apple, from EMRS in Kent in the 1960’s and introduced in 1986. One of the best garden varieties. It is a James Grieve x Golden Delicious cross.

Falstaff Apple tree – Season:

Harvest early-mid October, stores until Christmas.

Falstaff Apple - appearance:

Medium sized, golden yellow when ripe with pretty red stripes.

Falstaff apple trees – flavour:

Sweet but clean and crisply refreshing with plenty of juice. Good texture, never soggy or mealy.


A dessert apple, has also been used for juicing.

Cropping & Growth

A very good tree, medium growth, healthy, hardy, produces good crops of high quality fruit.

Falstaff - Pollination: Partly self fertile; ‘B’ Pollination group, so use varieties with the same or adjacent pollinating prefixes. Some good suggestions are as follows:


Cox's Orange Pippin



Arthur Turner


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