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Granny Smith Apple Tree CareView Full Planting & Care Instructions
Sunlight Granny Smith Apples thrive in full sun, so make sure you plant in a spot that receives at least 6 hours of direct sunlight each day.
Watering Water regularly each week when the soil gets dry 2-3 inches down. Make sure to water more often if the tree is potted or there is a period of drought.
Fertilizing Follow label instructions on an apple-specific fertilizer, usually applying several times from April until August.
Pick Apples This Year - Four Years Sooner!
Why Granny Smith Apple Trees?
Our Granny Smith Apple Tree is known for its quick production and easy growth. In fact, it produces fruit in record time, so you’ll pick delicious apples sooner than seed grown varieites.
You’ll get unique tart flavor, effortlessly. Our Granny Smith doesn’t need harsh pesticides or even a specific soil type to thrive. You get adaptable, versatile growth and delectable Granny Smith Apples to use in snacks, desserts and more.
Plus, our Granny Smith is self-fertile. That means you get fruit with only one tree, though adding an additional Granny Smith in your garden results in a dramatically increased crop for you. Imagine tons of delicious apples, season after season, in your own backyard.
Why Fast-Growing-Trees.com is Better
Many nurseries sell tall, skinny stems that can take several years to fruit and will generally be less productive when mature. But our Granny Smiths are pruned back and trained to develop a branching structure. This process takes more work and an extra year, but the difference you experience is dramatic. Because more branches mean more fruit, earlier production, stronger limbs and a healthier tree. Some of our apple trees have already produced apples in our nursery!
Now, you reap the rewards. And with proper care, you’ll be able to start picking apples in the first year. Get your own Granny Smith Apple Tree and see its amazing growth for yourself!
Granny Smith Apple Tree Pollination
Granny Smith Apple Trees are self-fertile. You will get fruit with only one plant. However, adding an additional pollinator will drastically increase the size of your crop. Below are the most effective pollinators we have chosen for your area...
Planting & Care
1. Planting: First, select a location that receives at least 6 hours of sun each day. Other than that, your Granny Smith adapts to a variety of soil types. Once you're ready to plant, dig a hole twice the width of the root ball and just as deep. Then, place your tree, tamp down the soil and water to settle the soil. Finally, mulch around the tree for best results.
*Tip: Make sure your mulch is not touching the base of the trunk.
2. Watering: Your Granny Smith Apple will benefit from a regular watering schedule each week, though you may need to water more often in times of extreme heat or drought. If you're not sure when to water, simply check the soil or look for new growth. As soon as you see newer growth coming out of the tree or whenever the top 2 inches of the soil feel dry, it's time to water.
3. Pruning: Once your tree has become established and is starting to bear fruit, it will need some periodic, moderate pruning. Only prune the tree during times of dormancy, making sure to remove any vigorous, upright stems which are quite common in the upper portion of the tree. Weak, damaged or dead branches should also be removed.
Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.
|Amount of Order||Shipping Charge|
|Less than $149||$19.95|
|$149 +||FREE SHIPPING!|
|Mature Height:||12-15 ft.|
|Mature Width:||8-10 ft.|
|Year to Bear:||Can Fruit the 1st year!|
|Botanical Name:||Malus domestica 'Granny Smith'|
|Does Not Ship To:||AZ, CA, ID, OR, WA|
|Grows Well In Zones:||5-8 outdoors|
|Your Growing Zone:||#|
Growing Zones: 5-8 outdoors(hardy down to -20℉)
Customer Reviews & Photos
Great looking tree
The tree arrived quickly and wonderfully packed. The tree is absolutely beautiful
Would definitely recommend buying from Fast Growing Trees. Ordered the Granny Smith Apple tree to add to my orchard and it showed up in perfect health, ready to plant. 2 weeks later it even started to bloom! Will buy from again for sure!
Best customer service ever!
Only ordered one tree because I was a little worried about it being shipped to my house This place has the best customer service I’ve ever experienced. My apple tree had 2 broken branches that obviously happened during shipping. ( most likely someone who just didn’t know it was a living tree in the box) They responded instantly and sent another one out. I will definitely be making some more purchases from them. I have many more landscaping projects planned in the future.
So far haven’t been able to plant just yet Mother Nature still thinks it’s winter. The tree shipped with two others and looked healthy and and had several blooms on it hopefully next week I’ll be able to plant looking forward to getting fruit soon!
As usual, I’m VERY pleased with my Fast Growing Trees purchase. I’m extremely happy with the fantastic quality and will surely be back for anything else I will be needing.