Simply irresistible! If you love a tart apple, or just enjoy one with good storage life and a variety of uses – the Granny Smith Apple trees are the perfect apple variety for you.
This classic favorite features sweet yet tart, firm and crisp fruit chocked full of vitamins and antioxidants. They also act as a good source of dietary fiber. Originating in Australia around 1868, Granny Smith Apples are the perfect cooking apples for almost anything. Meals, snacks, or desserts, cider or juice, apple pie, and sauces…they have a variety of culinary uses.
The juicy, white flesh with lovely, green skin (occasionally with a subtle, pink blush) is likewise energizing, with a crisp, tart flavor. Granny Smith Apples’ high acidity content make them long-lived once cut, meaning they won’t go brown as quickly. They are perfect for fruit trays and salads.
This deciduous fruit tree has a long growing season. It ripens and bears fruit in early November. It is self-fertile but does best with a cross pollinator such as: Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, or Fuji. Granny Smith apple tree requires 400 chill hours and prefer well-drained soil.
Grows best in full sun so when planting the tree be sure to pick a good spot. The first year it needs to have a regular watering schedule to establish a good root system.
Enjoy delicious tart apples in the first year from this young fruit bearing apple tree. These are not shipped bare root, they are shipped rooted in soil in a container! Can grow in most of the United States in USDA growing zones 5-9. It is also resistant to powdery mildew.
This semi dwarf apple variety can grow up to 8-15 feet tall and wide at maturity. This makes it a great choice for small gardens or spaces. The flowers blossoms that appear are deep pink, then open to form pink-edged white flowers. A true delight!
Apple growing is a fun activity for backyard enthusiasts, families, and orchardists alike. Nothing like receiving your apple tree with baby apples on the branches! Young trees will start fruit production early and your tree may arrive with baby apples on it.
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Malus 'Granny Smith'
- Edible fruit within 1st year
- Disease and pest resistant
- Delicious, crisp, tart apples