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.
Bedfordshire apple, late 1800’s. A good Cox replacement but easier to grow. Useful storer.
Laxtons Superb stepover Apple tree – Season:
Pick from the tree around mid October, will store in good condition until January and sometimes longer. .
Laxtons Superb - appearance:
Medium to large in size with handsome purple red flush over pale green. White flesh,
Laxtons Superb apple trees – flavour:
A Cox type apple with some of that varieties complexity and aroma, but generally sweeter with a firm white flesh.
Cropping & Growth
Vigorous grower, especially in the early years. Hardy, productive and easy to grow.
Laxtons Superb - Pollination: ‘B’ pollination group, use varieties with the same or adjacent groups to pollinate successfully. Here are some suggestions:
Cox's Orange Pippin