Esopus Spitzenberg Apple
Esopus Spitzenberg Apple

Esopus Spitzenberg Apple

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A famous heritage American variety, supposedly Thomas Jefferson’s favourite apple, and a parent of the Jonathan variety. From Esopus, Ulster County, NY, pre-1790. The flavour is complex with high acid content. The fruit is medium sized and an attractive bright red. Keeps, with good flavour, until March.

Canadian Hardiness Zone: 5

Recommended Use: fresh eating, cider, cooking

Ripens: Mid October

Pollination: Requires a pollinator

Height including roots: 100-200 cm one-year tree

Bare Root will ship or be available for pick up in April and May of 2020.

Potted trees are available now, but for pick up at the nursery only.