Apple, heirloom'Northern Spy'
Malus domestica 'Northern Spy'
Variety description: Heirloom variety from upstate New York, dates to the early 1800s. Fruit is large, bright red, and exceptionally juicy, with a crisp tender texture. Tart flavor, good for fresh eating as well as cooking and storage. Late blossoming. Ripens in October.
Grafted onto dwarf Geneva 41, a blight resistant and productive rootstock. Trees require staking. Good for training into an espalier. Trees are 35-40% of standard or about 8-12 ft. 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 ft. tall with strong central leader.
When we ship: Available for SPRING 2016 shipping.
Shipping restrictions: Cannot ship to Canada.
Organically grown by Cricket Hill Garden, in compliance with CT NOFA Farmer's Pledge.