The Westfield Seek-No-Further is an heirloom dessert apple, dating back to Westfield, Massachusetts, in the 1700s. It was a popular New England variety in the 1800s. Seek-no-Further is a well noted favorite dessert apple from New England. Creamy yellow, firm, medium-grained, crisp flesh rich, complex and distinct flavor. Fruit medium size, uniform. Skin is a beautiful, smooth deep yellow or greenish base, shaded red. Flourishes in well-drained, loamy soil.
Certified Organic Apple Tree
Almost all of our apple trees (exception noted) and few other select fruit trees and berries grown by Trees of Antiquity are USDA Organic, certified by California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF). Our growing methods restore, maintain and enhance ecological harmony by avoiding the use of synthetic fertilizers, pesticides and genetic modification (GMO).
Growing Considerations for Seek-No-Further
USDA Zone: 5,6,7,8,9
Pollination: Select another late blooming variety such as Newtown Pippin.
Fruit Storage: Good
Mature Size: 12-15 ft. summer prune to maintain 8 ft. tree
Recommended Spacing: 12-15 ft. if summer pruned 8 ft.spacing
Uses: Cider, Fresh eating/ dessert
Rootstock: Semi-dwarf MM 111
Water Requirement: 8-15 gallons per week May through Sept.
Years to bear: 2-4 years
Shape when shipped: Whip(no branching)
*Size supplied when shipped: 5/8 inch caliper (width around trunk) 5 to 6 ft. in field. (trimmed to 4-5 ft. when shipped)
*As noted by University of California Scientists and other qualified professionals the most successful trees often have caliper from 1/2" to 5/8" and usually establish faster than smaller and larger planting stock.
Note on Shipping:
Our apple trees are delivered to you bareroot during their winter dormancy from January through May depending on USDA zone. Trees are shipped with your invoice and helpful planting directions. There is no minimum quantity required but shipping rate for an individual tree is expensive so you'll find it's cost effective to consider a handful of trees,vines or our helpful Tree Starter Kits.
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