White Pearmain is one of oldest known English apple. The fruit is medium in size, uniform in shape, and possesses light green skin, usually flushed red on one side. The sweet and pleasantly aromatic flesh is firm, fine-grained and crisp; an excellent dessert apple. White Pearmain is a vigorous, self-fertile variety that also serves as a great pollinzer for other apple trees. White Pearmain is well adapted to coastal districts out west and the the hot interiors.
Certified Organic Apple Tree
Almost all of our apple trees (exception noted) and a 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 White Pearmain apple tree
USDA Zone: 5,6,7,8,9,10
Fruit Storage: Excellent
Mature Size: 12-15 ft. summer prune to maintain 8 ft. tree
Recommended Spacing: 12-15 ft. summer pruned 8 ft.spacing
Ripens: Very Late
Uses: Fresh eating, dessert,Pies, Cider,and Baking
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) 5-6 ft. in field (trimmed to 4 to 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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