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Wagener Apple

Available Spring 2018

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One of the best old-fashioned American apples. Tree consistently produces a medium-sized glossy, green-yellow fruit with a pale red flush; late season. Flesh is juicy, tender, and crisp making it ideal for cider, sauce, and baking. Flavor is reminiscent of Spy apples. Keeps well and flavor matures in proper storage. Antique variety, originates from New York, circa 1790s. Cold-hardy. Ripens in late October. Best pollinators: any Golden Delicious, Cox’s Orange Pippin, or Stark® Jon-A-Red® Jonathan.


Bloom Color White
Fruit Color Red
Fruit Size Medium - Large
Pollination Pollinator Needed
Ripens/Harvest Late October
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.0
Taste Juicy
Texture Fine Grained
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.

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.


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It was an old variety my grandparents had that was a great pie Apple, that unlike spies, produced every year.
Wilda M on Mar 1, 2017
It was an old variety my grandparents had that was a great pie Apple, that unlike spies, produced every year.
Wilda M on Mar 1, 2017
Antique variety
Christopher D on Jun 20, 2016
Antique variety
Christopher D on Jun 20, 2016

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After planting it mid year, and after a long winter . It bounced back with a lot of new growth.
June 14, 2017
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