Crunch-A-Bunch Apple Tree
Wonderful Yellow Apple Crunch-A-Bunch™ Apple Tree
- Early Mid-Season
- Delicious Yellow-Skinned Apple Blushed with Pink
- Sweet-Tart, Fruity Flavor has a Tropical Twist of Pineapple
- Incredibly Crisp and Juicy
- Light Texture
- Wonderful for Snacking, Baking and Cider
- Long Storage Life, Lasts Up to 8 Months in Refrigerator
- Shows Resistance to Scab and Fire Blight
- Multiple Blind Taste Test Winner
Home growers, take a look at this early ripening, long-keeping yellow apple. Crunch-A-Bunch™ Apple Tree (Malus '4-10' PP29126) was developed by the Midwest Apple Improvement Association (MAIA) to beat the late season frosts.
Whenever Honeycrisp Apple is involved in as a pollination parent for an Apple hybrid, you know that the fruit is going to be great. Crunch-A-Bunch is a yellow Apple variety with great texture and flavor.
It shows excellent productivity. The apples hang on the tree well for an easy, convenient harvest.
You'll certainly appreciate the yummy taste of these well-balanced apples. The sweet tart flavor hints of tropical pineapple and is perfect for snacking, baking and cider.
Crunch-A-Bunch produces very crunchy apples that do not turn brown after being cut.The unique pineapple or tropical flavor draws kudos from everyone who tries it.
Selected the winner in multiple blind tests, you won't believe how juicy they are! The skin is nice and tender, but the texture is light and very crisp.
Highly productive Crunch-A-Bunch has opened the door to a whole new flavor profile. Best of all, the abundant fruit set of glowing, round golden apples will keep for up to 8 months in refrigeration!
Crunch-A-Bunch is destined to be a backyard orchard favorite. We have a limited supply of these trees.
Don't miss the harvest that ripens to perfection in mid-September and keeps until the following summer. Order today!
How to Use Crunch-A-Bunch™ Apple Tree in the Landscape
This great-tasting cultivar has been called an improved version of Goldrush Apple. Use a group of 2 or 3 different Apple varieties to cross-pollinate each other.
Use a high-density planting plan for backyard orchards, or plant them in a row 20 feet on center. Measure from the center of one to the center of the next.
Keep them tightly pruned for size control, or allow them to spread. You'll love the spring blooms, and the lovely, yummy fruit display.
Plant Apples along the backside of your perennial or mixed shrub border. Participate in the Edible Landscape trend and work them in to a grouping to screen off the home behind yours.
You can even plant two different Apple varieties in the same hole. Use a pollination partner like Goldrush or Sweet Sixteen for pollination. It will grow to become a remarkable specimen plant.
#ProPlantTips for Care
Plant your tree in full sun. It requires at least 6 hours of direct sunlight a day.
Well-drained soil is best. If you have poor drainage, build a raised bed to plant it.
Apples, and other fruiting trees, love good air circulation to help keep them clean and disease free. Don't plant them too close to structures.
This easy-care cultivar grows well, even in the Midwest. It has been developed to have lower spray requirements.
Prune in late winter, before the new growth begins. The goals are to open up the canopy to sunlight and air flow.
Crunch-A-Bunch is a crisp, productive Apple selection with good disease resistance and unique flavor that is perfect for the home landscape. Order today!
Recommended Pollinators: Baker's Delight, Goldrush, Sweet Sixteen
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|
|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|
|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|
|#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|
|#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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|Botanical Name||Malus '4-10'|
|Mature Height||12-15 feet|
|Mature Spread||12-15 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Soil Type||Widely Adaptable|
|Moisture||Low Once Established|
|Harvest Time||Early Season|
|Fruiting Time||Early Mid-Season|
|When To Prune||When Dormant|