Pink Lady apple tree is a hot climate apple in need of a very long growing season to ripen properly. Pink Lady apples are a crisp, sweet-tart apple, with a distinct flavor. Pink Lady apples adored in grocery stores across the country. Skin reddish-pink blanketing a green background. Pink Lady apples are great for salads because white flesh resists browning. The major short coming is its susceptibility to fireblight. Please see below for further insight on our organic apple tree Pink Lady and discover additional consideration for selecting the appropriate fruit trees to buy for your home and small farm.
Considerations for Pink Lady Apple
USDA Zones: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Uses:Cider, Fresh Eating
Harvest Period:Very Late
Origin Date:1945 and beyond
Disease Resistance: Good
Rootstock:MM 111 (semi-dwarf)
Years to Bear:2-4 years
Recommended Spacing:12-16 ft.
Mature Size:12-16 ft.
Pruning:Summer prune to maintain 8 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.
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