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Anna Apple Tree (Low-Chill)

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Dorsett Apple Tree (Low-Chill)

Easily Grown in the South


  • Produces large, delicious apples early in the season
  • Up to 2 additional annual harvests in warmer climates
  • Southern tree that will flourish in zones 5-9
  • Resistant to most diseases like scab, fungus and mildew

Golden Goodness with a hint of blush

If you enjoy the sweet, crisp taste of Golden Delicious apples then you'll love the Dorsett Apple. This incredible tree with the southern flair is hardy enough to grow anywhere from zones 5-9.

The Dorsett's skin is splashed with an orange-red blush hue, giving your yard a picturesque look as the apples emerge from your tree.

Of all the apple varieties, the Dorsett is the first to bloom as early as mid-January in areas with milder winter climates. That means you can expect an abundance of enormous apples as early as late June. And the Dorsett is easy to care for. Just give it plenty of sun and watch it thrive.

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$44.95
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Anna Apple Tree (Low-Chill) Planting Mix

Helps your Anna Apple Tree (Low-Chill) get established in a fraction of the time, become more drought tolerant, and grow faster. Here's how:

Beneficial Bacteria... It's like a Probiotic for your tree... creating an explosion of fine hair roots that vastly improves nutrient and water uptake.

Course Organic Compost... loosens and improves all types of soils while promoting proper pH levels. You get better drainage and moisture retention.

Microbial Fertilizers... including Sea Kelp, Yucca, and 100 other elements proven to gently feed your tree without burning the roots.

Use 1 bag of Planting Mix for each plant ordered.


Soil Contents
$6.95
-t- Root Rocket™ Fertilizer
Root Rocket™ Transplant Fertilizer

2oz. Packet

Get your new plants off to the right start by using Root Rocket™ Transplant.

This soil amendment contains 16 strains of mycorrhizal fungi, biostimulants, beneficial bacteria and Horta-Sorb® water management gel.

Simply sprinkle the product into the planting hole adjacent to the root ball when planting.

The organisms will start to work right away supplying the roots with much needed nutrition.

The specially formulated Horta-Sorb® will reduce transplant stress and aid in water retention.

APPLICATION:
1 packet per plant

Root Rocket Fertilizer
$4.95

Growing Zones: 5-9


Growing Zones 5-9 This plant is recommended for zones: 5-9
(green area above)
You are in Growing Zone: 6

Mature Height:

20-30 ft.

Mature Width:

15 ft.

Sunlight:

Full Sun

Drought Tolerance:

Good

Chill Hours:

200-300

Botanical Name:

Malus domestica 'Anna'

Does Not Ship To:

AZ, CA, ID, OR

A Taste of the Old South

Best Apple Tree for the South

From Florida to California and all points in between, if you live anywhere in the South, the Anna Apple tree is your best choice to grow delicious apples. That's because the Anna Apple adapts well to hot, southern conditions.

Its low chill requirement is unmatched by any other variety, enabling the tree to thrive in warmer climates not typically associated with growing apples.

A favorite along the Gulf and Atlantic coasts, this compact beauty produces fast and productive harvests and is virtually problem free. Growing fruit is a breeze because the Anna Apple is self-fertile so it needs no pollinator. But don't let that stop you from planting another low-chill apple tree close by.

The results? Even more delicious apples than you can imagine.

Apple Lovers Everywhere Agree: The Proof is in the Taste

The crisp, juicy, flavor of an Anna Apple will rival any northern grown variety. In fact, its incredible taste has often drawn comparisons to Granny Smith apples early in the ripening stage.

Soon after it fully ripens, the Anna develops an even sweeter taste similar to a Red Delicious. It's like having two apples on one amazing tree!

Wondering what you'll do with all those amazing apples? Don't worry. Annas store well for up to 2 months. Perfect for making fresh, homemade pies, apple pancakes or baked apples topped with brown sugar, nothing beats just sinking your teeth into a crunchy Anna apple plucked straight off your own tree.


Anna Southern Apple Tree Pollination

Anna Southern Apple Trees are partially self-fertile. However, you will receive a much larger crop if pollinated by the following apple trees...
       
•  Gala Apple Tree •  Winesap Apple Tree
•  Granny Smith Apple Tree •  McIntosh Apple Tree
•  Honeycrisp Apple Tree •  Pink Lady Apple Tree
•  Red Delicious Apple Tree •  Yellow Delicious Apple Tree
•  Dorsett Apple Tree  

Crab Apple Trees also make some of the best pollinators for Fruiting Apple Trees. Because they bloom for a long period of time, they produce an abundance of pollen that are compatible with most Fruiting Apple Tree varieties.

For more information on apple pollination, view our Apple Pollination Guide.




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This tree seems to be holding up well. It came with green leaves on it and continues to thrive. Much more than I can say for some other trees I've purchased from here...
July 26, 2015
Purchased
1 year ago
Growing Zone:
9
Best Apples for Zone 11
Hello,

I currently have two apple trees on my yard and wanted to add more, however what apple trees are good for zone 11? I reside in las vegas nv,
June 8, 2016
Growing Zone:
11

Planting & Care



It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your Anna Apple Tree (Low-Chill)



Step 1: Dig Your Hole


Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your Anna Apple Tree (Low-Chill).

First, dig each hole so that it is just shallower than the root ball and at least twice the width.

Then loosen the soil in the planting hole so the roots can easily break through.

Use your shovel or try dragging the points of a pitch fork along the sides and bottom of the hole.



Step 2: Place Your Plant


Next, separate the roots of your Anna Apple Tree (Low-Chill) gently with your fingers and position them downward in the hole.

The top of the root flare, where the roots end and the trunk begins, should be about an inch above the surrounding soil.

Then make sure the plant is exactly vertical in the hole.

To make it just right, use a level.

Step 3: Backfill Your Hole


As you backfill the hole, apply water to remove air pockets.

Remove debris like stones and grass and completely break up any dirt clumps.

Water your Anna Apple Tree (Low-Chill) again after the transplant is complete.


Questions & Answers

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Why did you choose this?
Fast-Growing-Trees.com Store
Excited about growing fresh apples in Florida
Stephen W on Apr 4, 2016
TO SEE IF I CAN GROW THEM IN ZONE 10
ROSY W on Mar 9, 2016
Excited about growing fresh apples in Florida
Stephen W on Apr 4, 2016
As a pair for my Dorsett tree
Jacob C on Mar 24, 2016
TO SEE IF I CAN GROW THEM IN ZONE 10
ROSY W on Mar 9, 2016
As a pair for my Dorsett tree
Jacob C on Mar 24, 2016
How tall will the tree get?
Bonnie B on Jul 19, 2014
When can you plant this tree in Louisiana?
Jennifer P on Jan 12, 2015
BEST ANSWER: The growing zones are 5-9. Click the link to look up what growing zone you are in.
http://www.fast-growing-trees.com/USDA-Plant-Hardiness-Zone-Map.htm
Anna Southern - When does it bloom and when do the fruit ripen?
Marlo on Jun 10, 2014
BEST ANSWER: The Anna Southern Apple Tree blooms early in the season. The Apples are ripen when you see just a touch of red in their green skin, usually in June.
Can this tree grow in a large pot?
michael w on Jun 21, 2015
BEST ANSWER: It is not recommended to plant apple trees in a pot, they will thrive in the ground.
Should I thin my tree? I have 10 apples in a cluster at the tip of the branches. The apples do not progress to full size.
A shopper on Jun 17, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Prune back the smaller branches and remove a few of your apples. This will send energy to the remaining apples and make them larger.
Do I need two of them for pollination?
Susanne on Apr 24, 2016
BEST ANSWER: According to Fast-Growing-Trees Anna Apple is self pollinating (meaning you do not need another variety/type of tree) but according to my research when I purchased my Anna Apple tree everyone else says it will not pollinate itself and thus needs one of the following varieties of warm climate trees planted with it. DORSETT GOLDEN APPLE, TROPIC SWEET APPLE, JOY’S APPLE (Self Fertile but will Pollinate others in group)
How does the Anna Southern Apple Tree pollinate? Do I need two trees or maybe two of different species?
Vincent S on Oct 17, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for contacting us. The Anna Southern Apple is self-fertile , so it technically does not need a pollinator. However, its always best to have multiple trees for cross pollination to increase fruit yield. The Gala, Pink Lady, Honeycrisp, Red Delicious, McIntosh, Granny Smith, Jonathan, and Yellow Delicious will all cross pollinate with the Anna Southern Apple. I hope this information is helpful. Please let us know if you have additional questions. We can be reached at 1-888-504-2001 option 1.
WHEN DO YOU PLANT IN GAINESVILLE FLA 32643?
LEE S on Jun 20, 2015
BEST ANSWER: I have bought many fruit trees from Fast Growing Trees and have excellent luck planting when they arrive.
Is the "southern" Anna same as "dwarf"?
A shopper on Sep 30, 2014
BEST ANSWER: i planted my apple tree one year ago and it is about 8 foot tall and i got apples months after planted, and just looked and i am starting to get blooms.the apples are a small apple and tastes good
What varieties are the best pollinators for Annas? We are in south Louisiana.
Andrea J on Feb 23, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The pollinators are Gala, Grannysmith, Honeycrisp, Red Delicious, Dorsett, Jonathan, McIntosh, Pink Lady, Yellow Delicious.
will the 5-6 ft tree produce earlier than the 3-4 ft one?
Bob G on Jul 25, 2014
BEST ANSWER: The 5 to 6 ft tree is older and more mature, it could produce fruit faster than the 3 to 4 foot. However the 3 to 4 foot is at fruit producing age also. Both sizes may take up to a year to get adjusted to their new environments before they produce fruit.

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