Apple, (Malus domestica) 'Granny Smith'

Apple, 'Granny Smith'

 
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Description

The Granny Smith Apple has green fruit that is juicy and tart and keeps its flavor all winter and spring. Blooms mid-April and requires a pollinator such as 'Honeycrisp' for best fruit production. Fruit ripens in late October or early November. A semi-dwarf variety. The Granny Smith apple has been cultivated for at least 140 years and is known for keeping its zesty flavor even when used for cooking or sauteed.

Plant Details

Plants

Latin Name:
Malus domestica 'Granny Smith'
Plant Type:
Deciduous, Fruit Tree
Care :
Prefers average well-drained soil, rich in organic matter. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish a deep root system. Pruning helps to encourage fruit production.
Light Requirements:
  • Full Sun
Habit:
Rounded
Plant Height:
12-14 feet
Plant Width:
12-14 feet
Foliage:
Rounded green leaves turn yellow in fall.
Bloom:
Fragrant, white flowers in mid-April.
Zone:
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
Special Features:
  • Edible