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Summer Rambo Apple

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Description

One of the first apples grown in early America. Vigorous tree bears medium-to-large apples with brightly striped skin. Fruit has a yellow, crisp, juicy flesh — perfect for juice and cider. Also excellent for fresh eating and makes an unforgettable sauce. Antique variety, originates France, circa 16th century. Cold-hardy. Ripens in August. Best pollinators: any Golden Delicious, Stark® Jon-A-Red® Jonathan, or Starkspur® Red Rome Beauty.

Note: Triploid; cannot pollinate other apple trees.

Characteristics

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

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 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 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.

Our Promise of Satisfaction

1 Year Warranty

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Stark Bro's Store
Family had one growning up. It is an heirloom apple. Makes delicious apple sauce.
DEBBY T on Jun 2, 2020
Summer apples for deer
Gary G on Jan 10, 2020
Family had one growning up. It is an heirloom apple. Makes delicious apple sauce.
DEBBY T on Jun 2, 2020
I wanted an heirloom variety that is a good keeper.
John A on Feb 2, 2020
Summer apples for deer
Gary G on Jan 10, 2020
Best pie apple we have ever had. Had one in Pittsburgh, Unbelieveably good apple.
R Craig J on May 2, 2016
Because its the only apple that makes such good applesauce. My family has been using these apples for over 40 years and we all love them.
Melody G on Mar 18, 2016
My Grandparents/then an Aunt and Uncle had a Summer Rambo Apple Tree on their farm.
George H on Mar 12, 2016
I wanted an heirloom variety that is a good keeper.
John A on Feb 2, 2020
Best pie apple we have ever had. Had one in Pittsburgh, Unbelieveably good apple.
R Craig J on May 2, 2016
what apple wood be closet to summer rambo?
michael on Sep 18, 2020

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Rambo Apple Trees ordered last year
Our trees are growing and doing well in East Tennessee. This is the apple that I grew up with on the farm and is very hard to find. Thank you very much for making them available. I expect to order more soon.

Jan Eastman
May 6, 2017
Purchased
over 4 years ago
GREAT APPLE!!!
Got this apple last year it was really healthy and vigorous in growth the leaves are glossy and healthy!
May 12, 2017
Purchased
over 4 years ago