An early season delight, just before Gravenstein with a handsome, striped red over ivory skin and red spashes like strawberries in vanilla ice cream in the flesh. Hints of strawberry in the nose and taste, too. My wife's favorite early apple. Enjoy them early, they don't keep.
USDA Zone: 5,6,7,8,9
Pollination: Select another midseason bloom apple variety
Fruit Storage: Fair
Mature Size: Medium
Ripens: Very Early
Uses: Fresh eating/ dessert, cooking (puree, applesauce, apple butter)
Size when shipped: 5/8 to 3/4 inch caliper (width around trunk)
Height prior to shipment: 5 to 6 ft.
Shape: Feathered (prominent side branching) and Whips (no branching)
Certified Organic Trees are shipped bareroot during their winter dormancy from January through mid-April depending on USDA zone.