Sunset stepover

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Sunset stepover
A variety popular for almost 100 years, the fruits do indeed develop beautiful sunset colours. A rich, Cox-type flavour from medium sized fruits that will store. Generally trouble free.
£19.95

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Stepover trees are used primarily for edging a border or pathway or to divide the kitchen/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.

Sunset is a Kentish raised variety, 1918, believed to be a Cox’s seedling. Often regarded as an ideal replacement for Cox, as it is easier to grow but has similar taste. One of the most popular garden apples which is always worth growing.

Sunset apple tree – Season:

Pick from the tree mid October, stores well, into the New Year.

Sunset – appearance:

An attractive apple of no more than medium size, pale yellow background broadly flushed vermillion orange – sunset colours indeed.

Sunset apple trees – flavour:

Quite dense, crisp texture and a superb richly aromatic flavour that is almost beyond compare.

Uses:

A dessert apple.

Cropping & Growth

A tree of medium vigour, generally trouble free and reliable.

Sunset Apple Trees - Pollination: Pollination group ‘B’ partner with any varieties in the same or adjacent groups. Here are somer suggested varieties:

Fortune

Elstar

Kidds Orange Red

Bountiful

Redsleeves

Saturn

Red Windsor

Greensleeves
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