Winter Gem stepover


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Winter Gem stepover
A variety from Kent that combines wonderful rich, complex flavours with prettily pink flushed fruits, and superb storage qualities.

An excellent recent introduction that is already popular.

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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.

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:

Red Falstaff

Cox's Orange Pippin

Laxtons Superb





James Grieve



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