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Granny Smith Apple Tree

Best for Caramel Apples


Crunchy fresh, soft and juicy cooked. A favorite for pies! By late October skin is still green, but flavor is at its peak. Stores 6 months in cold storage.

Why buy a Standard Deluxe or Li'l Big Deluxe package - Deluxe fruit trees include 2 oz. Quik-Cal Pelletized Calcium, 12 oz. bag of Fruit Tree Food Starter Formula and a premium tree guard to protect the trunk for gnawing pests, weed trimmers and mowers. Li'l-BIG™ Deluxe fruit trees also include our innovative tree support, recommended for all Li'l-BIG trees.

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  • 12981
  • Standard 2-4 ft.-1 tree
  • $29.99
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  • $36.99
  • 72188
  • Li'l-BIG 2-3 ft.-1 tree
  • $41.99
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  • Botanical Name: Malus pumila 'Granny Smith'
  • Height: 12 - 14 feet for standard, 6 feet for Li'l BIG.
  • Spacing: 15 feet for standard, 6 - 8 feet for Li'l BIG.
  • Depth: Graft should be 2 inches above soil.
  • Spread: 14 - 16 for standard, 4 - 6 feet for Li'l BIG.
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Pollinator: Red Delicious, Liberty. most crabapples, other early blooming apples.
  • Yield: 2 - 5 bushels at maturity for standard, 1/2 bushel for Li'l BIG.
  • Color: White blossoms.
  • Foliage: Deep green foliage.
  • Blooms: Very early Spring.
  • Fruit: Large to very large, dark green, mostly tart but can be complex sweet if left on tree until November.
  • Zone: 5 - 9 (-10° F.).
  • Form: Deciduous. Rounded.
  • Flower Form: Yes.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, organic matter, moist soil.
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate. 1 - 2 feet per year.
  • 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: Large waxy, grass green fruit. White flesh is crisp, juicy and tart. Doesn't get mushy; solid fruit. Very vigorous. 500 - 600 chill hours. Good heat tolerance. Unable to ship to AE, AK, GU, HI, PR.

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