Apple Babe Genetic Dwarf Apple Tree

Dwarf, Bare-root. Ships 3 – 4' Tall with a 3/8" trunk. Professionally pruned for FREE!
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About the Apple Babe Genetic Dwarf Apple Tree

A small, yet productive apple tree for any sized landscape!

The Apple Babe is a genetic dwarf that only reaches about 8-10 ft. In height. Developed by Floyd Zaiger, The Apple Babe Genetic Dwarf is a spur-bearing, compact tree for fruit growers in small spaces. It makes a lovely landscape accent and does well in a container.

This dwarf tree bears fruit fast, typically in the first couple of years after planting. In August, Apple Babe bears large crops of full-sized, crisp, sweet apples. The skin is a glossy red, russet-free.

How to Grow Apple Babe Apples

These high-quality apples grow well, even in hot climates. It is also cold hardy down to minus 30° F when planted in the ground. This dwarf apple tree is also resistant to apple scab.

Apple Babe blooms over a long period of time in mid-to-late Spring. Plant with a pollinator nearby, and ensure your tree gets at least 700 chill hours for a successful harvest year after year.

Landscape designers and container gardeners will love how productive and versatile the Apple Babe Genetic Dwarf apple tree is!

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Since 1816, Stark Bro’s has promised to provide customers with the very best fruit trees and plants. It’s just that simple. If your trees or plants do not survive, please let us know within one year of delivery. We will send you a free one-time replacement, with a nominal shipping fee of $9.99. If the item in question is not available, we can issue a one-time credit to your account equaling the original product purchase price or issue you a refund. Read more about our warranty policy.


Bloom Color Pink, White
Bloom Time Mid
Chill Hours 700
Fruit Color Red
Fruit Size Medium
Ripens/Harvest August
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.0
Taste Sweet
Texture Crisp
Years to Bear 2 - 4
Zone Range 4 - 8

Size & Spacing

Mature Size

When your tree matures, it will be approximately 8 - 10' tall x 8 - 10' wide.

Recommended Spacing

We recommend spacing these trees 8 - 10' apart to ensure room for growth.

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 4 - 8
My Hardiness Zone ?
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 compatibility range of this variety before ordering.


This variety requires another one for adequate pollination.

Cross-pollination by a different variety is key to its growing and bearing success. Plant one of these varieties within 100' for best 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.

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