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Granny Smith Apple Tree

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A Tart Favorite Among Apple-Lovers

Granny Smith Apple tree is a fruit tree that produces high-quality, tart apples on a reliable tree.  Plant one in a sunny location and watch your harvest grow!

One of the best known apple varieties for both cooking and snacking, Granny Smith enjoys a long history of being an apple with exceptional qualities.  Its lovely, green skin (occasionally with a subtle, pink blush), presents a vibrant sight amid the branches in October. 

The juicy, white flesh is likewise energizing, with a crisp, tart flavor that’s perfect for award-winning pies, culinary dishes…or just right off the tree.  Granny Smith apple’s high acid content means that they won’t go brown as quickly once cut, so they’re especially valued for fruit trays and salads.  Granny Smith apples are also chocked full of vitamins and antioxidants, but not calories, so they’re a great way to encourage good health.

It tends to be a strong-limbed tree, able to manage its harvest without the need for additional supports.  It can be long-lived under optimal conditions and is quite heat tolerant.  Even the apples are durable, lasting up to six months with refrigeration.

If you love a tart apple, or just enjoy one with good storage and a variety of culinary uses, Granny Smith is the perfect apple for you.

* Delicious tart apples
* Long lived tree
* Heat tolerant
* Stores up to 6 months
* Self-fertile 

Although self-fertile, you can also use Fuji, Ginger Gold & Honeycrisp apple trees as pollinators.


Plant Facts

Family Malus 'Granny Smith'
Mature Height Semi-Dwarf: 15-20'
Soil Well Drained
Zones 6-9
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Characteristics Crisp, Tart
Bloom Period Mid April
Harvest Period Late October

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