Winter Banana Apple Tree
Beautiful Winter Banana Apple Tree
- Less than 400 Chill Hours
- Mild, Sweet Fresh Eating Apple
- Pale Yellow Skin with Pink Blush
- Gorgeous Heirloom Apple
- Fresh Eating Apple
- Great in Cider
- Stores for Several Months with Proper Preparation
- Precocious Variety Starts Bearing Fruit at a Young Age
- Pretty Spring Flowers
- Partially Self-Pollinating Variety is a Great Pollination Partner for Other Apple Trees
Home orchards in areas with mild winters love the sweet, juicy taste of the heirloom Variety, Winter Banana Apple (Malus domestica 'Winter Banana'). Add this wonderful variety to your backyard and enjoy the beauty, aroma and heavenly taste for yourself.
This tree produces the most beautiful waxy yellow fruit with one side blushed with a pink cheek. It's spreading habit, lovely spring blooms and fascinating display of ripening fruit make this an Edible Ornamental tree.
This valuable fruiting variety does very well in the Pacific Northwest and other mild winter regions that have low chill requirements. This variety is self fruitful when grown in mild regions. Add a second tree, or include another variety to increase your harvest.
The sweet, mild fruit is best for fresh eating but also used in sauces and cider. It keeps for several months with proper storage.
This tree is well known as a precocious variety. It will start bearing fruit for you as a young tree.
In peak growing years with impeccable growing conditions, don't be surprised if your harvest features a fruity banana fragrance and a banana-like flavor.
Enjoy the flavor and aroma of these lovely apples. You'll love growing Winter Banana Apple trees, order yours today!
How to Use Winter Banana Apple Tree in the Landscape
Use a single WInter Banana as a special specimen tree in either front or backyards. Many people across the country are re-discovering the beauty and charm of fruiting plants.
Try one in your patio planting bed. You'll thrill to the lovely spring blooms and the developing harvest!
There is nothing better than homegrown fruit. Plant three varieties together for loads of fruit and to stagger your harvest with early and late season trees. Add Yellow Delicious or Granny Smith to also enjoy a wonderful baking apple in your collection.
#ProPlantTips for Care
Give Apple trees full sun, where they will get at least 6 hours of direct sunlight a day. For best results, plant them in a protected spot that has plenty of air circulation.
It should thrive in well-drained soil. If you need to improve your drainage, create a mounded heap of soil 18 inches high and 3 feet wide. Plant directly in that mound.
During the first year and each year thereafter as fruit is developing, water carefully. Provide a moderate amount of even water on a regular basis.
Winter Banana is a prolific bearer. Thin fruit set early in the season to allow for full-size apples.
Prune to correct shape and establish the structure in late winter. Prune while your tree is dormant, before new growth appears. If you want to keep the trees smaller, prune them for size control in summer.
People love the Winter Banana dessert apples. Don't wait to order these trees!
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 'Winter Banana'|
|Mature Height||12 - 18 feet|
|Mature Spread||12 - 15 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Soil Type||Well Drained|
|Harvest Time||Late Season|
|Fruiting Time||Late Summer|