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Stark® Jumbo™ Apple

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Description

A Stark Bro's Exclusive!

Weighs up to 2½ pounds! Get your piecrust ready—just one of these giants makes a heavenly pie! Best pollinators: Starkspur® Golden Delicious, Starkspur® Red Rome Beauty or Stark® Jon-A-Red® Jonathan. Ready to enjoy in early October.

Characteristics

Bloom Color White
Ripens/Harvest Early October
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.0
Taste Sweet, Tangy
Texture Crisp, Juicy
Years to Bear 2 - 5
Zone Range 5 - 8

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 5 - 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 compatability range of this variety before ordering.

Pollination

This variety requires another one for adequate pollination.

Cross-pollination by a different variety is key to its growing and bearing success. Plant a pollinator within 50' for best pollination.

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.

Our Promise of Satisfaction

1 Year Warranty

Every order comes with our promise of satisfaction. If you aren't completely satisfied with your order, let us know within one year for a free one-time replacement or refund.

Questions & Answers

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Is this tree going to be available next year?
Dean D on Apr 21, 2020
BEST ANSWER: We are no longer offering this product; we keep the information on the website for the benefit of customers who have purchased it in the past. We usually discontinue a variety because we've discovered another variety that produces better fruit, is more disease resistant, cold-hardy, etc.

If you would like assistance in finding something similar, please contact our Customer Support Team at 800.325.4180 and we would be happy to help.

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Stark’s Junbo Apple.?
We have a very old Stark’s Jumbo apple tree. Why don’t you carry it anymore?
April 12, 2020
An apple as big as a kid's head!
My family had a Stark's Jumbo Apple tree when I was a kid. The tree sadly had to be cut down many years ago. As a small child the apples were enormous to me. They would be large for anyone really. I remember some apples that seemed as large as my head as a child. One apple made a pie. One apple was more than one could eat. You definitely needed two hands just to hold them. Three apples filled a bucket...you get the idea. This is definitely an apple variety that needs to return to production.
March 6, 2020
Fruits without a pollinator
I've had my Stark Jumbo for many years. I really don't feed it much and the first 2 years I had very large apples. Like one could make a pie - crazy. I transplanted another very old variety 10 feet from it and it would barely fruit. The other tree was bigger and probably took up most of the available nutrients. I removed the other tree last spring, as I didn't care for it much and this year my Jumbo was loaded. There are no other apples around my house. They are not large this year and because I don't spray, they get buggy, some soot and rust but I just cut away the bad parts and use for whatever or freeze. Not very resistant to anything but it keeps going, looks, great in spring, really pretty in bloom and the Orioles love it, so I'll keep it. Just wanted people to know I've not needed a pollinator on this one. I think mine is actually the Jumbo Supreme Dwarf selection if that helps.
August 19, 2020