Freedom Apple
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Freedom Apple

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Large multipurpose apple good for fresh eating, sauce and juice. Fruit color is red striping over yellow background, and the flesh is cream-colored and medium-firm. Freedom blooms three days after McIntosh and ripens with Red Delicious. Tree is vigorous and moderately resistant to mildew and fire blight.

Current Sale Size: 1/2" caliper*, 5-6 ft. bare-root transplant
* Update: these were upgraded by the nursery to 1/2" caliper, feathered (FTH) stock, meaning they'll have already have some mature branches. We had them previously listed as 5/8-3/4". 

Rootstock: G-890. Cross pollination required. Vigorous, semi-dwarf rootstock with deep growing roots.  G-890 is a cold hardy root, resistant to fire blight and crown rot.

Apple Pollination Chart (PDF): early-mid season bloom
NOTE: Apples need at least two trees of different varieties for pollination.

Maturity Harvest Chart (PDF) - Late September.

Growth Rate: Moderate (6-12" / year)

Soils: Sand, Loam, Clay

Moisture: Dry to Moist

Shade Tolerance: Full to part Sun

Mature Height: 15-20 ft.

Deer Damage Potential: High

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