NIEDZWETZKYANA Native apple Kyrgyzstan

$36.95

The Niedzwetzkyana is a large bright red apple with brilliant red flesh. Only a handful continue to survive in their native highlands of Kyrgyzstan. Flavor is a bit sweet and tart. Fairly vigorous growing tree with apples ripening at end of summer beginning fall. Makes great apple pies that resemble pies made from cherries and pressed fruit provides scarlet cider. The Niedzwetzkyana has striking fall colors in our nursery and orchard!

Certified Organic Apple Tree

CCOF 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 Niedzwetzkyana apple

Bloom: Early

USDA Zone: 5,6,7,8,9

Pollination: Select another early blooming variety

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

Ripens: Late

Uses: Cider, Fresh eating, cooking (puree, applesauce, apple butter)

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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