The Ernst Bosch apple has a hint of pineapple from the Ananas Reinette parentage which graces this European apple. The Ernst Bosch apple is medium, pale green-yellow fruit with scattered russet and transparent dots. The apple is thinned skinned, white flesh with a pleasantly sweet/sharp flavor, great as a dessert apple. It fruits early in the season with limited competition so the Ernst Bosch apple gains plenty of attention during our summer browsing. Ernst Bosch apple tree has medium vigor in the orchard setting. Please see below for further information on our organically grown Ernst Bosch apple trees for sale..
Pollination Requirement: Requires different variety with same bloom period
Origin Date: Germany 1908
Disease resistance: Good
Storage: 1 month
Rootstock: MM 111 (semi-dwarf)
Years to Bear: 2-4 years
Recommended Spacing: 12-16 ft.
Mature Size: 12-16 ft.
Water Requirements: 12-15 gallons per week May through Sept.
Size of tree
Our trees range in height 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). The trees diameter (caliper) is often 1/2 to 3/4 inch; *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. .
Basic idea for Pruning: Most fruit trees should be pruned in frost-free periods mid to late winter. (apricots best after bud break) Remove most vertical branches and shorten side branches. Fruiting wood is best on horizontal to 45 degree limbs. Learn more...
Shipping Note: 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 since UPS/Fed Ex charge a dimensional weight and an additional handling fee to ship a tree. You'll find it's cost effective to consider a handful of trees,vines or our helpful Tree Starter Kits.