Apple Trees - Red Delicious

Scientific Name: Malus domestica
Best Planted in USDA Hardiness Zone: 4-8.
 

$34.95

Plant Quick Guide

Growing Zones:

4-8.

Mature Height:

20-25 ft

Mature Width:

20-25 ft

Sunlight:

Full (6-8 hours)

Spacing:

18-20 ft

Chill Hours:

900

Growth Rate:

Fast

Harvest Time:

September-October

Year to Bear:

3-5 years

Pollinator:

Needed. For larger crop plant: Golden Delicious, Granny Smith or Jonathan

Does Not Ship To:

AK, AZ, CA, HI, PR
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Red Delicious Apple trees ripen through September and October and produce large, dark red fruit. The apples' sweet and juicy taste is perfect for the family apple pie recipe and other dessert cooking. The tree requires 900 chill hours, and Golden Delicious Apple trees are the recommended pollinators for this tree. For planting, apple trees prefer full sun and moist, well-drained soil. At maturity, the Red Delicious can reach a height and width of 12-15 feet. USDA ZONES: Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8.
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At Plant Me Green we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care. We ship your plants using FedEx Ground the following business day after you have completed checkout. We still cannot ship to some states based off the Agricultural Laws that may be in place. If you have any questions concerning transit time for your order, please feel free to contact us at info@plantmegreen.com or toll free 855-817-5268.

Combination orders: Orders containing a mix of bare root plants and potted plants will all ship together. If you have questions about shipping please contact us and we will do our best to assist you.

Bare root orders only: Bare root trees have to be dormant in order to be shipped. We will begin shipping directly after they are harvested. If everything goes according to schedule, bare root shipping will begin the last week in January.

We currently cannot ship to the following states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Puerto Rico or US territories. We cannot ship trees internationally.

STEP 1) First, decide on a planting location. Consider carefully what kind of sun, soil, and growing-space your tree or shrub will need.
STEP 2) Once you've located the perfect spot, the hole you are digging must be at least double the width and as deep as the root system you are planting.
STEP 3) Remove the plant from the pot and place the root ball in the hole. The top of the root system should be level with the ground. Before placing the tree or shrub in the hole, use your hands to gently break up the root system.
STEP 4) Once the plant is in place, backfill the hole with native soil and any leftover potting material.
STEP 5) Pack down the soil to eliminate any air pockets.
STEP 6) When finished, water thoroughly.

Water apple trees regularly, making sure to keep the soil moist without drowning the tree. Prune in the winter while the tree is growing and in the summer once the tree has reached its desired height.

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