George Cave stepover

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George Cave stepover
An excellent early dessert with a superior flavour, August-September eating, does well as a stepover tree. 1945 raised.
£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.

1945 raised, this famous variety is considered one of the best-tasting earlies.

George Cave Apple tree – Season:

Early-mid August.

George Cave Apple - appearance:

Small to medium sized conical greenish yellow fruits, heavily striped carmine red.

George Cave apple trees – flavour:

Refreshing, slightly sharp but a good balance of sugars and acidity, not as cloyingly sweet as some earlies can be.

Uses:

An early dessert, could be cooked with before fully ripe if desired.

Cropping & Growth

Medium grower, often yields well, fruit can crack in rainy years.

George Cave apple trees - Pollination: ‘B’ Pollination group, so use varieties with the same or adjacent pollinating prefixes. Here are some suggested varieties:

Discovery

Elstar

Falstaff

Empire

Beauty of Bath

Cox's Orange Pippin
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