Cricket Hill Garden

Apple, heirloom 'Ashmead's Kernel'

$ 38

Malus domestica 'Ashmead's Kernel'

Variety description: An old English russet apple, Ashmead's Kernel, originated from seed planted around 1700 by a Dr. Thomas Ashmead in Gloucester. Medium size, golden-brown skin with crisp flesh. Flesh is dense, sugary and aromatic with intense flavor. Displays some resistance to scab and cedar apple rust.

Grafted onto semi-dwarf M106 rootstock.Trees are 60% of standard or about 10-16' at maturity.

Site requirements: Full sun location. Apples will grow in a range of soil types provided the planting location is well drained. Soil pH of 6.5 is ideal.

Hardiness: USDA zones 5-9.

Plant size: Grafted tree, 2-3' tall with strong central leader.

When we ship: Available for FALL 2021 shipping.

Shipping restrictions: Cannot ship to Canada.

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