Apple 'Rubens®' - 7 Gal.


Malus Rubens®

Born in Italy, Rubens® is the offspring of the British 'Gala' and European 'Elstar' parentage. Sporting a striking striped green-gold and light red color, its taste is sweet like that of 'Gala', but more aromatic, with a nice crisp texture and tones of melon. Harvest is in early September, after 'Gala'.

Plant Details

Zone: 5 - 8

Mature Size: 10-15ft High x 10-15ft Wide

Current Size: 5-7'

Growing Tips

Thrives in full sun in average, well-drained soil that is slightly acidic. Prune in late winter. Prune in winter to promote open branching and good airflow for fruiting.

Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Availability and quality confirmed as of Thursday, December 12 2019

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Plant Size Guide

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