Simply irresistible! If you love a tart apple, or just enjoy one with good storage and a variety of culinary uses, Granny Smith Apple trees are the perfect apple variety for you.
This classic favorite features sweet, tart, firm, crisp fruit chocked full of vitamins and antioxidants and 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. 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 acid content make them long-lived, meaning they won’t go brown as quickly once cut, so they’re perfect for fruit trays and salads.
This deciduous fruit tree has a long growing season and ripens 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 zones 5-9. Resistant to powdery mildew.
Apple growing is a fun activity for backyard enthuasists, families, and orchardists alike. Nothing like receiving your apple tree with baby apples on the branches!
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Malus 'Granny Smith'
- Edible fruit within 1st year
- Disease and pest resistant
- Delicious, crisp, tart apples