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Baker's Delight™ Apple

Dessert Has Never Tasted so Good

A superb baking and dessert apple, our newest introduction has the richest, most complex flavor you can get from an early to mid-September ripening apple. Medium-sized apples have a tender texture which cooks up perfectly and do not brown easily when cut. An extremely heavy annual bearer, and apples hang on the tree for an extended period with no loss in flavor quality. Zones 5-8. PPAF.

Now available in Reachables size! A Reachables tree produces full-sized fruits, but on a smaller tree. That makes it easier to fit into your garden, orchard—or even a container. It's also easier to manage than full-sized trees. One person can prune, spray, net and harvest the tree—all while standing on the ground. Note: Because their full-sized fruits grow on smaller trees, Reachables require a tree support.

Why buy a Deluxe package - Deluxe fruit trees include 2 oz. Quik-Cal Pelletized Calcium to enhance fruit quality, 12 oz. bag of Fruit Tree Food Starter Formula, easy-to-use tree ties, a premium tree guard to protect the trunk from gnawing pests, mowers and weed trimmers, and a copy of Backyard Horticulture for Fun and Profit—How to Make $10,000 in Your Spare Time.

NOTE: We are unable to ship our trees to PO Boxes at this time.

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  • Price
  • 77178
  • Standard 2-4' Tree
  • $39.99
  • 62520
  • Standard Deluxe
  • $49.99
  • 62522
  • Reachables® 2-4' Tree
  • $59.99
  • 62523
  • Reachables® Deluxe
  • $69.99
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Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Malus domestica '1441'
  • Height: Standard: 18 - 25 feet
  • Spacing: Standard: 15 feet -- Reachables: 6-10 feet
  • Depth: Locate the planting depth indicator, the marked line above the tree's root system.
  • Spread: Standard: 12 - 15 feet
  • Light Required: Full Sun
  • Pollinator: Crunch-A-Bunch, Goldrush, Sweet Sixteen
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Fruit: Vibrant red to red-orange color. Our tasting panel remarked that it had nuances of honey, cinnamon and vanilla with a delightful floral fragrance.
  • Zone: 5 - 8
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, enriched soil.
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate and vigor.
  • Pruning: Prune December to February. There are normally two goals when pruning an apple tree: 1. Initially on young trees to encourage a strong, solid framework 2. On mature trees to maintain shape and encourage fruit production. The best time to prune apple trees is in late Winter or very early Spring before any new growth starts.
  • Comments: A superb baking and dessert apple, our newest introduction has the richest, most complex flavor you can get from an early to mid-September ripening apple. Medium-sized apples have a tender texture which cooks up perfectly and do not brown easily when cut. An extremely heavy annual bearer, and apples hang on the tree for an extended period with no loss in flavor quality.

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