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Yellow Transparent Apple

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Description

Enjoy apples as early as July! Tree was named for the pale yellow, seemingly-transparent skin of the fruit. The fruit’s crisp, light and sweet flesh is perfect for the ultimate homemade applesauce. Antique variety, originates from Russia, circa 1870. Cold-hardy. Ripens in July or August. Best pollinators: Starkspur® UltraMac™ or Stark® BraeStar™.

Characteristics

Bloom Color White
Fruit Color Yellow
Fruit Size Medium - Large
Pollination Pollinator Needed
Ripens/Harvest July Or August
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.0
Taste Very Sweet And Juicy
Texture Crisp Flesh
Years to Bear 2 - 5
Zone Range 3 - 8

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 3 - 8
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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.

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Why did you choose this?
Stark Bro's Store
My ex in laws had one and I love the tartness of the Apple for baking..
James A G on May 27, 2016
Have moved to a new house. Love this apple for applesauce and pies.
Janelle G on May 2, 2016
My ex in laws had one and I love the tartness of the Apple for baking..
James A G on May 27, 2016
My bride has been wanting one of these forever and a day! Hard to find around here at any of the nurseries!
John M on May 10, 2016
Have moved to a new house. Love this apple for applesauce and pies.
Janelle G on May 2, 2016
Good soft cooked apples
mike r on Apr 27, 2016
it is a gift for a friend and that is the one she has been looking for , I believe her Dad had one in their yard .
Patricia K O on Apr 16, 2016
Grandfather had one tree on his homestead. They are a mealy apple that is tart with just a hint of sweet. They bruise very easily, and crack very easily, and they don't keep but just a few days after harvest. They are, in my opinion, not very good for eating out of hand. However, their real value comes from the OUTSTANDING apple butter that can be made from them. They also make a deliciously sweet tart fried apple if you don't mind them a little on the mushy side.
Jona D on Apr 12, 2016
Early ripening cold hardy apple
Aaron B on Apr 10, 2016
Makes the absolute best applesauce for freezing
Rhonda B on Apr 7, 2016
Had these trees as a child 55 years ago. Best apples ever
Daniel P on Apr 6, 2016
My parents had one on their farm
My mother used this apple for every thing
Robert S on Mar 26, 2016
Makes the absolute best applesauce, and old fashioned fried apples! Have been hunting for this old tree for years! This is why I shopped stark.
Lesa R on Mar 16, 2016
My grandmother has 2 of these trees in her yard and I grew up eating these in applebutter, applesauce, pies, and jellies. I know first hand that they freeze well, cook well, and have a great taste. I knew that as soon as I had the property I wanted one of these trees! Finding someone who still sold them was difficult, though--I'm very pleased with Stark brother's selection and price!
Bridget M on Feb 27, 2016
My bride has been wanting one of these forever and a day! Hard to find around here at any of the nurseries!
John M on May 10, 2016
Good soft cooked apples
mike r on Apr 27, 2016

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Yellow transparent apple tree
This is the first year for the tree, blooming nicely and appears to be very healthy. It isn't time in our part of the country but a very old yellow transparent tree we have had for many years always bears proflic quanties.
May 11, 2016
Purchased
1 year ago
best applesauce in the world
Tart and smooth, cooks with little water because the skin causes the sauce to thicken. Eat with warm biscuits for a treat you will never forget.
May 22, 2016
Purchased
1 year ago
Apple tree success
My trees are thriving and look beautiful. I couldn't be more happy with your product.
May 4, 2016
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Yellow Transparent Apple
My Transparent apple hasn't leafed out yet, I am confident it will. I am looking forward to those apples. I love them.
May 7, 2016
Purchased
1 year ago
Yellow Transparent apple tre
Purchased the tree last year, planted it according to instructions provided. This spring despite the late frost, our tree is thriving. We are excited to see it grow. Now, if we could just figure out how to keep the deer away.
May 20, 2016
Purchased
1 year ago
Deer like this one the best!
At first the deer insured that any branch leaders were thoroughly pruned. After that they had no choice but to try the Macintosh. If you buy these be sure to have a tall fence screen around each tree! I hope to see apples in a few more years.
May 23, 2016
Purchased
1 year ago
We'll see what they grow up to b
I guess they are doing what they are supposed to. We had a few blossoms on one of the two trees this year. Looks like we will have an apple this year. I hope it's not too big so it doesn't pull the tree over. It looks like they will develop branches this year. I'll have to see about pruning it in the fall.
I'm waiting for them to develop some sort of shape so I know what to prune.
May 30, 2016
Purchased
1 year ago
Yellow Transparent Apple
My Yellow Transparent Apple is in its second summer on my property, and is healthy and happy, growing well. It was a fairly small tree, but in excellent condition, when it arrived, so it hasn't yet bloomed, but that is to be expected. My experience with Stark was excellent, and I would recommend both the company and this product.
May 22, 2016
Purchased
1 year ago
Yellow Transparent Apple
its an all round great apple cook ,or eat and bake apple pies.
May 14, 2016
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Yellow Transparent
I was very sad when I wanted to order the early transparent apple from your company and found that they were out of stock for the season, however your put me on your list so that I was informed when they were once again available ( I really appreciated that) the tree came, was healthy and is growing nicely.
May 24, 2016
Purchased
1 year ago