Apple Tree Pollination Chart
Dwarf Apple Trees
An apple tree in springtime is pure joy. The blossoms range from pure white to pink flushed. No matter what color they are, the scent of apple blossoms wafting on the breeze is fragrant and memorable. Apple blossoms are lovely up close and from afar when the trees are cloaked in flowers.
Growing your own fruit trees is fun and rewarding. There is nothing quite like fruit enjoyed fresh off the tree. Selecting which apple trees to grow in your yard depends on what you want from the fruit. In the far northern regions, you will want to choose early ripening apples to finish your harvest before winter sets in.
Beyond that, you will want to select your apple trees by your taste. Some apples are sweeter and very juicy, making them more popular for snacking. A firmer apple is preferred for baking over softer ones. All apples make great applesauce and apple cider, blending several types makes these two nutritious treats even tastier.
You’ll get several benefits from growing your own apple trees. You will be eating your own apples right away due to our fully-branched-before-shipping method of growing apple trees. You will be able to enjoy chemical free apples if you choose to grow them organically. The apple trees you purchase from us easily adapt to various soils and climate conditions because of their well developed root systems.
Frankly, the only way you can be sure to get 100% safe food – is if it is grown by you! You will be amazed at the enhanced flavor of homemade applesauce over any brand sold in the grocery store. The beauty of the apple tree in blossom is just an added bonus, one that you will treasure for the rest of your life.
The Gala Apple Tree is the earliest to ripen and if picked at the right time, you can store them up to 6 months … right off the tree. McIntosh Apple Trees produce bright red apples, ready to ripen in September. These are lightly tart and a preferred baking apple, yet enjoyed for snacking by those who prefer a less sweet apple.
Yellow Delicious Apple Trees produce tender skinned, extra juicy and crisp apples - right off the tree. These apples ripen in October along with Red Delicious apple trees, Jonathan apple trees and wildly popular Red Fuji apple trees. Each a different color they offer you a variety of flavors and textures.
Granny Smith apples are the latest to ripen in November, but they are definitely worth the wait! A favorite pie and cobbler apple for the extra crisp firmness but just as popular for snacking due to it’s great sweet-tart flavor.
Most important, to reap an abundant harvest … apple trees produce reliably with cross-pollination. This means you need to plant no less than 2 apple trees in your new orchard.