Empire Apple - #7

$61.99 $70.99

Malus 'Empire'

Empire' is a cross between 'McIntosh' and 'Red Delicious'. The result is a crisp, medium-sized apple with dark, red-blushed skin and cream flesh that is sweet with a slightly tart flavor. Get ready for a bountiful harvest of quality fruit in mid September! A good disease resistant apple that bears young and reliably even in hot summer climates. Makes a good pollinator for 'Winesap','Gravenstein' and 'Jonagold'. A tasty, fresh-eating apple with a good storage life.

Plant Details

Zone: 4-8

Mature Size: 12-15ft High x 12-15ft Wide

Current Size: 5-6'

Container: #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.

Availability and quality confirmed as of Monday, September 18 2017

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We have expanded our delivery area for 2017. Check the county map to see if we are delivering to your area. If you don't see your county listed, don't worry....it will be soon! Free home delivery begins April 1st.

 

New York State Counties we are delivering to for Spring and Summer 2017:

Broome
Cayuga
Chemung
Chenango
Cortland
Livingston
Madison
Monroe
Onondaga
Ontario
Schuyler
Seneca
Steuben
Tioga
Tompkins
Wayne
Yates

September 1st Delivery Areas:

Ulster

Sullivan

Dutchess

Putnam

Rockland

Westchester

Litchfield, CT

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