Apple Tree - Wolf River
The Wolf River Apple, Malus 'Wolf River', is best known for its large size, which can grow up to 5" diameter fruit and weigh a pound or more. This is one enormous apple!
The fruit is so large that some have said that just one apple can make a pie! These huge fruits have been prized for years for baking, applesauce, and apple butter.The apple is pale yellow to green with carmine-red blushes and stripes. It is thick-skinned, tart, and aromatic.
The Wolf River apple is scab and mildew resistant and very winter hardy. An old variet. It grows 12-15' tall, is long lived, and ripens mid-September to early October in Zone 5.
Wolf River is a midseason apple grown best in northern climates. Plant about a month after the first killing frost in the fall or about a month before the last killing frost in the spring. Select a planting site that has good air, drainage, full sunlight and deep, well drained soil.
*Very Large Apple
|Family||Malus 'Wolf River'|
|Mature Height||Semi-Dwarf: 15-20'|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|