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.
Winter Gem is an outstanding recently introduced garden apple, of Cox’s parentage. Highly recommended as a late storing variety.
Winter Gem apple tree – Season:
A late storing variety, pick mid-late October, use from storage right into the Spring.
Winter Gem – appearance:
A very pretty apple, pale green/yellow blushed with rosy pink.
Winter Gem apple trees – flavour:
Exquisitely flavoured. Scented, complex, rich and aromatic.
A dessert apple that also juices well. Good for table decoration.
Cropping & Growth
Medium vigour, generally trouble free.
Winter Gem Apple Trees - Pollination: Pollination group ‘B’ partner with any varieties in the same or adjacent groups. Here are some suggested varieties:
Cox's Orange Pippin