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Freedom Apple Tree

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The Spectacular & Tasty Freedom Apple Tree!

  • Tasty Red Fruit with Yellow Highlights
  • Creamy Colored Flesh
  • Crisp & Juicy Sweet-Tart
  • Fragrant White Blossoms!
  • Pollinators Galore
  • An Early Late-Season Harvest Variety
  • Produces Abundantly After Established
  • Low-Maintenance
  • Large Crops!
  • Disease Resistant!
  • Pollinators are UltraMac, Liberty & Cortland
  • Improved Disease Resistance
  • Great for Fresh Eating, Cider, Baking & Cooking Apple
  • 800-1000 Chill Hours

Would you like a variety of apples that frees you from many of the difficult tasks of producing a bumper crop? Well, you are in luck, give the Freedom Apple Tree (Malus x 'Freedom') a try. While many apples are bothered by many diseases, this variety was bred to resist most of them.

Your Freedom Apple Tree will give you an abundance of medium to large, nicely rounded, bright red fruit, that has a few touches of yellow. The creamy-colored flesh is crisp and juicy, with a sweetly tart flavor.

But before the apples, come the blossoms. In April, you can stroll back to your tree and watch the bees and butterflies flitting from blossom to blossom, pollinating for you. The fragrant white blooms put on a lovely spring show!

However, you will need to have another pollinator to make the most of your Freedom Apple tree--varieties like the UltraMac, Liberty and Cortland are all varieties that bloom about the same time and will help pollinate your tree.

How to Use Freedom Apple Tree In The Landscape

The gleaming floral show in spring makes Freedom Apple a lovely specimen tree and garden anchors, you will enjoy seeing your blossoms swarming with pollinators and watching your harvest grow out of a window or off the porch.

Shade your patio and garden beds with the lovely green foliage or picnic beneath the branches or is a good choice to add to your home apple orchard of any size.

Dual-purpose edible landscaping and homesteaders all enjoy the convenient size of this tree. Easily tucking into both front garden beds and back yard orchards. Lovely all growing season, these are beautiful focal points, destination spots in a wildflower field or meadow and idyllic cottage garden additions!

Imagine a lovely row of these lining your driveway or defining your property with the 4 season interest these great trees provide!

Freedom apples are fantastic multi-purpose fruit! Want to eat your apples fresh? Or crush them into cider? Maybe dry them for later? Or cook them into pies or apple cobbler? This variety is perfect for all!

#ProPlantTips For Care

This apple makes the most of a wide variety of zones and produces late-season apples sooner than most varieties. When you are ready to plant, find a spot that has full sun, but if you can't, the

Freedom Apple Tree can grow where it is sunny just half of the day. Make sure that the soil is well-drained and has plenty of organic matter. This variety needs an inch of rain a week so if you have less than that you will want to water it.

Prune when dormant in late winter to open the canopy and keep sunlight and air circulation into the interior. This allows proper air circulation and sunlight to enter the interior of your tree to further prevent disease and fungal issues.

A generous layer of mulch helps retain soil moisture as well as insulate the root system from heat and chill. Your tree will appreciate some higher nitrogen and fertilizer when it is fruiting.

With its improved disease resistance against Apple scab, Powdery mildew, Cedar Apple Rust and Fire Blight, so you can take the time to relax and enjoy its lovely blooms and form rather than checking its leaves for signs of infection. Freedom Apples are delicious and allow you plenty of ways to enjoy them after harvest.

Nature Hills ships fruit trees already at least 3 years old! You won’t have to wait long for your first harvest because the Freedom Apple tree produces crops between 3-5 years of age!

Freedom Apple Tree lives up to its name by freeing up your gardening time while produces ample apples all season long. This variety also frees you from worry.

Pop one of these in the ground, and in a few years you will be in apple heaven. These brilliant trees get a lot of attention, so order your Freedom Apple Tree in time for spring shipment from NatureHills.com!

 

Recommended Pollinators: UltraMac, Liberty and Cortland

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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0 - 19.99 14.95
20 - 49.99 17.95
50 - 69.99 19.95
70 - 99.99 24.95
100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Freedom Apple Tree Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-7
Growing Zones 4-7
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Malus 'Freedom'
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 15 - 20 feet
Mature Spread 12 - 15 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Type Well Drained
Moisture Moderate
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
Fall Color Yellow
Harvest Time Mid Season
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Fruiting Time 3-5 Years
When To Prune Late Winter
Fragrant Yes