Spokane Beauty is an apple of massive proportion, the fruit weighs up to 2 lbs! Flesh is snow white, firm,juicy,rich and slightly acidic. Skin carmine stripe, slight russet; shape roundish. Spokane Beauty is a vigorous grower and tip-bearing. Judges awarded this apple first prize at the Spokane Fruit Fair in 1895 and 1896. Originally discovered in Walla Walla Washington. Good for drying, cooking, dessert and juice. Stores for up to 3-4 months.
||Certified Organic: 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 Spokane Beauty 1859 Washington
USDA Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Bloom Period: Midseason
Harvest Period: Late
Storage: 3 Months or More
Uses: Cider, Desserts / Pies, Fresh Eating
Origin Date: 1800`s
Pollination Requirement: None/Sterile best plant with self-fertile apple
Years to Bear: 2-4 years
Mature Size: 12-16 ft.
Shape when Shipped: Whip (no branching)
Rootstock: MM 111 (Semi-dwarf)
Pruning: Summer prune to maintain 8 ft.
Water Requierments: 12-15 gallons per week May through Sept.
Recommended Spacing: 12-16 ft.
Size supplied when shipped: 1/2 to 3/4 inch caliper*; Trees range from 4-8 ft. in our field and trimmed to 4 to 5 ft. when shipped. Our young two year trees are most often feathered (side limbs).
*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.
Our fruit trees and berries 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