Compact Van bears bright red, firm-fleshed fruit with good flavour for fresh eating and canning, drying, or freezing. Ripens late July in Ontario. This variety is a genetic variant of the Van variety with a less-vigorous growth habit, hence the name “compact”. Typical mature height is 8-10 feet (2.5-3.0m).
Canadian Hardiness Zone: 5
Recommended Use: fresh eating, cooking, preserving
Ripens: Late July
Height including roots: 100-200 cm one-year tree
To Order for Spring 2021: orders for spring shipping or pick-up can be placed as early as December. If you wish to reserve anything before that time or have any questions, please email us: email@example.com. We sell only apples and pears bareroot in the fall, as they are most winter hardy. Everything else (as well as apple and pear) is available in spring.