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.
Grenadier’s origins are unknown but a famous early cooker and usually the first culinary apple fit for use.
Grenadier stepover Apple tree – Season:
For use throughout August and into September.
Grenadier Apple - appearance:
Grenadier is a large, roundly conical pale green apple.
Grenadier apple trees – flavour:
Breaks down to a juicy puree, very good slightly sharp taste but sweeter than many cookers and versatile in the kitchen.
A classic culinary kitchen apple.
Cropping & Growth
Medium vigour, heavy cropper and trouble free. An excellent cooking apple tree and recommended.
Grenadier - Pollination: ‘B’ Pollination group, so use varieties with the same or adjacent pollinating prefixes. Here are some suggested varieties:
Cox's Orange Pippin