Apple, 'Baldwin' heirloom
Variety description: A chance seedling discovered in Wilmington, Massachusetts around 1740. Exceptionally hard fruit, make this a good keeper, also good for pies. Some people consider this tart apple a choice selection for fresh eating. Makes delicious hard cider. Once widely planted in New England, now rarely seen.
Grafted onto dwarf EMLA 26. Trees generally do not require staking. Good for training into an espalier. Trees are 35-40% of standard or about 10-12' 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, 3' tall with strong central leader.
When we ship: Available for FALL 2016 shipping. Potted plants also available at the nursery this spring.
Shipping restrictions: Cannot ship to Canada.
Organically grown by Cricket Hill Garden, in compliance with CT NOFA Farmer's Pledge.