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 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 Spokane Beauty apple tree
USDA Zone: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9
Pollination: Select another midseason bloom apple variety
Fruit Storage: Excellent
Mature Size: 14-16 ft. summer prune to maintain 8 ft. tree
Recommended Spacing: 14-16 ft. summer pruned 8 ft.spacing
Uses: Fresh eating, dessert, Sauce and Pies
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) 4-6 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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