Malus domestica: 20ʼ high x 20ʼ wide / full sun / zone 3
We carry a few of the hardiest, most disease-resistant apples available for easy organic growing.
Freedom (dwarf rootstock) – A great release from the disease-resistant breeding program in Geneva, NY. Produces McIntosh-type apples with sweet, juicy flesh. Resistant to scab, mildrew, cedar apple rust & fireblight.
Golden Russet (semi-dwarf rootstock) – An old classic that’s also resistant to canker and powdery mildew, Golden Russet apples are great for fresh eating with a good mix of sweet and tart flavours, and keep well in storage.
Liberty (dwarf rootstock) – Excellent selection for organic production, also from Geneva. Produces bright red apples with sweet, creamy flesh. Resistant to scab, mildew, fireblight & cedar apple rust.
Novamac (dwarf rootstock) – Resistant to scab, canker, and fireblight. Fruits is very similar to McIntosh, but sweeter.
Prima (semi-dwarf roostock) – Another apple bred for disease-resistance, this tree bears apples that are sweet, juicy and flavourful. Resistant to scab, fireblight & mildew.
Tsugaru (semi-dwarf roostock) – Bears very sweet apples with virtually no acidity. Disease-resistant selection from Japan. Keeps for 5 months.