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Planted at Mount Vernon


  • Upper Garden
  • Fruit Garden & Nursery
  • Lower Garden

  • Hardiness Zones


    Apples are ideally planted in multiples of different varieties for optimal fruit production. Look for good fruit production every other year. They are frequently as wide as they are tall and benefit from appropriate pruning and treatment of diseases.

    Latin Name

    Malus pumila


    Family

    Rosaceae


    Type of Plant

    Fruit
    Tree

    Bloom Season

    April - April


    Seasons

    Fall
    Spring

    Specifications

    Max Height: 20'
    Max Spread: 15'

    Uses

  • Flowering Tree
  • Edible

  • Sunlight Exposure

    Full Sun

    Colors


    Native Range

    Europe, Asia


    History

    They were grown primarily in the colonial period for cidering. Washington grew apples at all of his farms for cider production.


    Other Details

    Polinator
    Grown by Washington

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