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Fireside Apple Tree

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Pollinator required to bear fruit

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mid-April

Pollinator required to bear fruit

Laughs at harsh winters.

Vintage dessert apple originating from Minnesota in 1943. This medium-sized fruit is perfect for both fresh consumption and baking. Resistant to cedar apple rust, cold-hardy. Ripens in early October. Pollinator required.

Characteristics

Bloom ColorWhite
Ripens HarvestEarly October
Fruit ColorRed
Fruit SizeMedium
Soil CompositionLoamy
TasteSweet
TextureFirm
Soil pH Level6-7
Soil MoistureWell Drained
Shade LevelFull Sun
Years to Bear2-5
Bloom PeriodEarly-Mid
Hardiness Zone Range3-8

Size & Spacing

Mature Size

Dwarf  2.5 – 3 m tall x 2.5 – 3 m wide (8 – 10′ tall x 8 – 10′ wide)
Semi-Dwarf  3.5 – 4.5 m tall x 3.5 – 4.5 m wide (12 – 15′ tall x 12 – 15′ wide)

Recommended Spacing

Dwarf 2.5 – 3 m (8 – 10′)
Semi-Dwarf 3.5 – 4.5 m (12 – 15′)

Ship Height

Dwarf, Bare-root Ships 0.9 – 1.2 m tall (3-4′ tall) with a 9.5 mm (3/8″) trunk.
Semi-dwarf, Bare-root Ships 0.9 – 1.2 m tall (3-4′ tall) with a 9.5 mm (3/8″) trunk.
Supreme Semi-Dwarf EZ Start® Ships 0.9 – 1.2 m (3-4′) Tall with advanced root system in a 12.7×12.7×30.5 cm (5x5x12″) EZ Start® Pot.

Pollination

This variety requires another one for adequate pollination.

Cross-pollination by a different variety is key to its growing and bearing success. Plant a different variety within 15 meters (50 feet) for best pollination.

Recommended Pollinators: Cortland, Buckeye Gala, Liberty.

How do I find my Hardiness Zone?

Canada’s Plant Hardiness Zones will tell you which plants will do well in your particular climate. Each zone is determined by the lowest average winter temperature recorded in a given area. Hardiness Zone information is included on all tree and plant product pages, so you know instantly whether a certain plant is likely to succeed where you live. Natural Resources Canada provides helpful options to find your zone:

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