Starkspur® Red Delicious Apple

Item #145275, Dwarf, EZ Start®. Ships 1' 6" - 3' tall with advanced root system in a 4x4x10" EZ Start® Pot. Professionally pruned for FREE!
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Description

Early coloring and early harvests, the Starkspur® Red Delicious tree is improved in terms of production compared to other Delicious apple varieties.

Expect a bountiful harvest of picture-perfect, red apples. 100% blushed with white flesh, you’ll enjoy baking, canning, and eating the fruit fresh. This apple variety ripens early, allowing Starkspur® to be harvested before other Red Delicious varieties.

This is a spur-bearing tree which means increased fruit-bearing spurs form a higher portion of spurs and fewer lateral shoots than occur with standard growth habits. This provides the tree a more open canopy and compact growth habit than standard trees. To assure good young and annual production, it should be thinned and spread.

The Starkspur® Red Delicious bears very young and requires another variety for proper pollination.

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Characteristics

Bloom Color White
Bloom Time Mid
Fruit Color Red
Fruit Size Medium - Large
Ripens/Harvest August
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.0
Taste Sweet
Texture Firm
Years to Bear 2 - 5
Zone Range 4 - 8

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 4 - 8
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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.

Pollination

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 50' 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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