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Description

Fruit weighs up to a pound, each! Tree is strong and disease-resistant to apple scab, fire blight, and powdery mildew. Characteristically large fruit is perfect for cooking and sauce — holds its shape and requires very little additional sugar. Antique variety, originates from Wolf River, Wisconsin, circa 1870s. Cold-hardy. Ripens in late September. Best pollinators: any Golden Delicious or Honeycrisp™.

Characteristics

Bloom Color White
Fruit Color Red
Fruit Size Large
Pollination Pollinator Needed
Ripens/Harvest Mid Sept To Early Oct
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.0
Taste Tart
Texture Tender
Years to Bear 2 - 5
Zone Range 3 - 8

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 3 - 8
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The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatability range of this variety before ordering.

Size & Spacing

Mature Size

When your tree matures, it will be approximately 12 - 15' tall x 12 - 15' wide.

Recommended Spacing

We recommend spacing these trees 12 - 15' apart to ensure room for growth.

Recommended Pollinators

This variety requires another one for adequate pollination.

Cross-pollination by a different variety is key to its growing and bearing success. Our experts recommend planting one of the following within 50' for optimum pollination.

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

Planting & Care

Learn all about how to grow apple trees in The Growing Guide. An entire section of our website dedicated to your growing success.

Shipping Information

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Our Promise of Satisfaction

1 Year Warranty

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They're the best cook in Apple's...
Dan A on May 5, 2016
Climate zone compatibility 3A
Chris Y on Apr 27, 2016
They're the best cook in Apple's...
Dan A on May 5, 2016
Have one Wolf and several other breeds in orchard, wanted more Wolf river - Huge and great for pies!
Jack V on Apr 28, 2016
Climate zone compatibility 3A
Chris Y on Apr 27, 2016
Wanted to try some "antique" varieties
FRANCES F on Apr 11, 2016
we have a couple of these now, they have great fruit that keeps well.
Darold K on Apr 9, 2016
perfect for applesauce
frances r on Mar 29, 2016
I love antique varieties.
Angela G on Mar 17, 2016
To make applesauce
Jesse S on Mar 13, 2016
Heirloom Apple; friend recommendation....
JOHNNY F on Mar 3, 2016
Have one Wolf and several other breeds in orchard, wanted more Wolf river - Huge and great for pies!
Jack V on Apr 28, 2016
Wanted to try some "antique" varieties
FRANCES F on Apr 11, 2016
How many pounds of apples will this tree produce?
Davey on Feb 22, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Generally the yield of an apple tree is expressed in bushels. You can read about the Estimated Yield for Fruit Trees here: http://www.starkbros.com/growing-guide/article/estimated-yield-for-fruit-trees

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