Herefordshire Russet Apple stepover


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Herefordshire Russet Apple stepover
A lovely new garden variety with a superb flavour and flowers that are self pollinating so no need to grow with a partner.

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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.

Herefordshire Russet is a new variety to the range of russets with an exciting flavour that is proving to be an ideal garden variety.

Herefordshire Russet stepover Apple tree – Season:

Pick early October and enjoy until the new year.

Herefordshire Russet Apple - appearance:

Partly russetted in gold and cinnamon, but often not as heavily covered as some in this group. Cinnamon red blush may appear. Dense cream flesh.

Herefordshire Russet apple trees – flavour:

Superb. Akin to a Cox with an intense, complex and aromatic flavour that is hugely enjoyable.


For use as a dessert apple.

Cropping & Growth

Medium vigour, regular cropping.

Herefordshire Russet - Pollination: Partly self fertile so can be grown on it’s own. For full cropping potential this variety is in ‘B’ Pollination group, so use varieties with the same or adjacent pollinating prefixes.



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