This lively apple collection was assembled with the varieties' regional talents in mind. They were widely recognized in New England a century ago for their famous traits. These apples were treated with such high regard that they were served individually in city restaurants with a small tag describing the grower and variety. The New England Classics bundle provides a wide range of possibilities from cider, sauce, baking and eating fresh out of hand. Click on the above red names for a link to each individual variety's description. By purchasing this bundle, you will receive the above six varieties for the price of five trees. These trees are certified organic and are grafted on semi-dwarf rootstock.
Size when shipped: 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 treesoften 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.
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 Kit.
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