Once the most popular apple trees ever grown! A dependable producer, this variety bears firm, medium-size fruit that is juicy and slightly aromatic. The skin is yellow with splashes and stripes of bright red. The fruit keeps well and is used for fresh eating, baking and sauce making. Antique variety, originates from the United States, circa 1800s. Cold-hardy. Ripens in late September. Best pollinators: Granny Smith, Stark® Jon-A-Red® Jonathan or Starkrimson® Red Delicious.
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|Zone Range||3 - 7|
|Bloom Color||Pink, Red, White|
|Fruit Size||Medium - Large|
|Ripens/Harvest||Late September-early October|
|Soil Moisture||Well Drained|
|Soil pH Level||6.0 - 7.0|
|Years to Bear||2 - 5|
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Trees that are shipped without soil to ensure good contact with soil in your yard. When shipped, they are about 3-4' tall with 3/8" or larger trunk diameter. When they mature, they will be one of three sizes*:
Matures to be about 8-10' tall and wide. Provides an abundance of full-size fruit.
Matures to be about 12-15' tall and wide. Gives maximum fruit yield per square foot.
Matures to be about 15-25' tall and 20' wide. A multi-purpose fruit and shade tree.
Top-grade, bare-root trees that give you a head start on growing. When shipped, they are about 4-5' tall with 5/8" or larger trunk diameter.
Trees in bottomless pots that allow some roots to be air pruned, so that a dense mass of productive, feeder roots can grow within the pot to make transplanting easier. Mature sizes vary. When shipped, they are about 1-2' tall.
Top-grade, potted trees chosen to give you a head start on growing. When shipped to you, they are about 3-4' tall.
*Tree sizes may vary by variety. See our Growing Guide for details.