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Pristine Apple Tree

Early Apple with Delectable Flavor


This delicious sweet-tart apple has gorgeous yellow skin with a moderate blush. The fresh tasting, juicy flesh has an excellent crisp texture. Matures in early July, weeks before others! Good disease resistance ensures high yields! U.S. Patent No. 9881.

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.

  • Zone 5 - 8 (-10° F.).
  • Height 14 - 16 feet for standard, 6 feet for Li'l BIG.
  • Light Required Full Sun.

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  • Botanical Name: Malus Domestica 'Pristine'
  • Height: 14 - 16 feet for standard, 6 feet for Li'l BIG.
  • Spacing: 16 feet for standard, 6 - 8 feet for Li'l BIG.
  • Depth: Graft or bud union should be 2 inches above the soil line.
  • Spread: 12 - 14 feet for standard, 4 - 6 feet lor Li'l BIG.
  • Sun/Shade: Full Sun.
  • Pollinator: Goldrush, McIntosh, Gala, Enterprise, Pixie Crunch, most crabapples.
  • Yield: High yields for standard, 1/2 bushel for Li'l BIG.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Blooms: Early to mid season.
  • Fruit: Fruit is yellow over green, round and medium in size. Texture is firm and juicy with a pleasant, sweet-tart flavor.
  • Form: Deciduous. Spreading.
  • Flower Form: Yes.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, deep soil that is reasonably fertile.
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate and vigor.
  • Pruning: Remove any suckers coming from the rootstock. Remove any crossed, crowed or inward growing limbs in late Winter or very early Spring.
  • Comments: Introduced in 1994 from Purdue, this is a high quality early season apple. Widely adaptable, due to it's early ripening time, Pristine avoids the collection of so-called Summer diseases (such as sooty blotch and fly speck). Unable to ship to: AE, AK, GU, HI, PR.

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