Esopus Spitzenburg Apple Tree (Malus cv.)
Esopus Spitzenburg Apple Tree (Malus cv.)Esopus Spitzenburg Apple Tree (Malus cv.)

Esopus Spitzenburg Apple Tree (Malus cv.)

Item #: 670121
Availability: SOLD OUT for Spring 2014.
$30.00
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Semi-dwarf, deciduous fruit tree
Description: Handsome red apples with firm, juicy yellow flesh. They have a delicious, brisk, rich flavor that is unforgettable, ripening in late autumn.
Habit: Grafted onto semi-dwarfing root stock; will grow 12 to 15 feet high
Culture: Prefers full sun and ordinary garden soil; needs a pollinator
Hardiness: Cold hardy to USDA Zone 4
Attributes: Edible fruits, attracts bees
Jefferson documented

'Esopus Spitzenburg' was one of Thomas Jefferson's two favorite dinner or table Apple varieties, the other being 'Albemarle Pippin'. He planted thirty-two of these trees in the South Orchard at Monticello between 1807 and 1812. A.J. Downing, America's foremost nineteenth century pomologist, described 'Esopus Spitzenburg' as "a handsome, truly delicious apple...unsurpassed as a dessert fruit...considered the first of apples." Today, Apple connoisseurs still consider this variety among the finest ever known. zone4,zone5,zone6,zone7
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