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Snow Apple

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Description

Also called fameuse apple

Pleasantly fragrant! Tree bears crops of round, medium-sized fruit with ruby-red over green skin and a snow white flesh. Exceptional flavor for fresh eating, juice, and cider. Keeps well in proper storage. Blooms late to avoid frost. Antique variety, originates from Quebec, Canada, circa 18th century. Believed to be a parent of McIntosh. Cold-hardy. Ripens in early September. Best pollinators: Cortland, Stark® BraeStar™, or Stark® Lodi.

Characteristics

Bloom Color White
Fruit Color Red
Fruit Size Medium
Pollination Pollinator Needed
Ripens/Harvest September
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.0
Taste Spicy, Juicy
Texture Tender, Fine
Years to Bear 2 - 5
Zone Range 4 - 8

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 4 - 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.

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Stark Bro's Store
I grew up with a Snow Apple tree in the side yard on the place I grew up in the country . My mom still lives on the home place, and last year the old tree gave in to a wind sheer. Mom and I can't imagine not having a snow apple tree in the yard, neighbors and friends have been enjoying the apples for years.
Allan M on Mar 12, 2017
when a kid, i managed a small orchid.
walter k on Apr 13, 2016
I grew up with a Snow Apple tree in the side yard on the place I grew up in the country . My mom still lives on the home place, and last year the old tree gave in to a wind sheer. Mom and I can't imagine not having a snow apple tree in the yard, neighbors and friends have been enjoying the apples for years.
Allan M on Mar 12, 2017
My wife wanted as it is a very sweet apple and was available from you
Myron S on Jun 2, 2016
when a kid, i managed a small orchid.
walter k on Apr 13, 2016
It's my favorite variety of apple.
Judith B on Apr 1, 2016
My wife wanted as it is a very sweet apple and was available from you
Myron S on Jun 2, 2016
It's my favorite variety of apple.
Judith B on Apr 1, 2016

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Snow Apple
Was doing really well until recently when some leaves turning yellow.

Seasons have been strange and number of perennial shrubs and even a tree
are having "issues". Hopefully all will recover. If the apple fails, hopefully I can obtain a replacement from you.
June 5, 2016
Purchased
1 year ago
Growing beautifully
I am in zone 9b in the desert and it made it through the first summer in a container shaded under a tree. It looks great and I can't wait until it fruits!
May 25, 2016
Purchased
1 year ago
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