Pink Lady® Apple Tree (Semi-dwarf) - FT053

Pink Lady® Apple Tree (Semi-dwarf) Pink Lady® Apple Tree (Semi-dwarf)
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  • Cannot be combined with other items in a package, due either to its size or manufacturer packaging.
  • $25 Flat Rate Shipping: Ship up to 10 trees per box for only $25/box! Excludes potted fruit trees. Nut trees and multi-graft trees count as 2 trees when calculating box capacity. Only valid shipping to the lower 48 states.
  • Not registered for sale in: AK, HI, PR, VI, GU
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  • Available to ship as soon as: December 18, 2015
  • (However, as we ship on a first come, first serve basis, your order may not ship until days or weeks later. You will receive an email when your order ships.)

Semi-dwarf on M-111 rootstock.

  • Zones: 6-9
  • Chill hours: 300-400
  • Bloom Time: Late (Based on typical Central Valley California weather)
  • Harvest: October 15 - November 10
  • Looks: Striking reddish-pink over green skin. The white flesh resists browning
  • Personality: Very crisp, sweet-tart, distinct flavor.
  • Facts of note: Dave Wilson's Taste Test Top Scorer Low chill hours, good choice for milder climates. Hot climate apple from Western Australia, in fact hot climates produce the best Pink Lady apples. Very susceptible to fireblight. Strict quality controls are exercised on this apple, those that do not meet the standard are sold as Cripp's Pink. Cripp's Pink is the same variety. The initial crops of this tree are inferior to its later production. Give it a few years to get the best quality.
  • Pollination: Self-Fruitful.

Apples are generally late blooming. Need full sun, well-drained soil, and moderate fertility. Thin fruit to maximize quality and size. Susceptible to codling moth, apple scab, powdery mildew, and gophers. Generally self-fertile, which means that the variety is pollinated by itself, or by a different variety of the same fruit. Three or more varieties are best. Harvest 4-5th year.

Please Note: Although most of our bare-root trees arrive to our warehouse in mid-December, there are a few varieties -- Mulberry, Persimmon, Quince, and Walnut -- that will not arrive until mid-January. If you order any of those varieties along with varieties that arrive in mid-December, your order will be delayed for shipment until mid-January unless you ask us to split your shipments and agree to pay any additional shipping charges resulting from two separate shipments.

Check out our Fruit Tree Harvest Chart to plan for successive harvests.

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