Large, green striped red apple that has crisp, firm and very juicy flesh. Excellent sweet and tangy flavour. Late variety that stores well. A self-fertile variety that would benefit from being pollinated by another variety such as Gloster, Mollie’s Delicious and Northern Spy.

Large Established Grade Apple Braeburn Espaliered on an untreated naturally durable Larch or Cypress frame.

benefits of espaliered fruit trees:

  1. Space Efficiency: Espaliered fruit trees are trained to grow flat against a wall, fence, or trellis, which maximizes the use of vertical space. This is especially beneficial in small gardens or urban environments where space is limited.
  2. Increased Fruit Production: The espalier training method allows for better light exposure and airflow to the branches and fruit. This results in increased fruit production and improved fruit quality.
  3. Easy Harvesting and Pruning: The flat, organized structure of espaliered fruit trees makes it easier to access and harvest the fruit. Pruning and maintenance also become more manageable due to the controlled growth and structured form of the tree.
  4. Ornamental Appeal: Espaliered fruit trees are not only functional but also aesthetically pleasing. Their trained, artistic patterns create a unique and attractive focal point in the garden or along a wall or fence.
  5. Versatility: Espalier training can be applied to various fruit tree varieties, including apples, pears, peaches, cherries, and more. This means you can enjoy a variety of fruits in a small space while maintaining a visually appealing garden.
  6. Microclimate Control: When espaliered against a wall, the tree benefits from the radiant heat absorbed by the wall during the day, which can create a slightly warmer microclimate. This can be advantageous in regions with cooler climates, extending the growing season and providing a more favorable environment for fruit production.

Remember that successful espalier training requires proper technique, regular pruning, and maintenance. It’s also important to choose fruit tree varieties that are suitable for espalier and consider the specific requirements of your climate and growing conditions.