Million Dollar Apple TreeThe Mutsu, or Crispin, Apple is a cross between Golden Delicious and Indo apple, a cultivar first grown in Japan. It is a large to very large greenish yellow to yellow apple with a conical shape with a sweetly tart flavor.Once you taste a Mutsu apple, you’ll wonder if you’ve ever really tasted an apple before. The Mutsu apple tree provides its bounty in September, and what a bounty it is! Crisp and juicy with an alluring hint of tartness, the Mutsu apple has a unique exotic flare. Some say the flavor is closer to apple cider than simply an apple itself.Mutsu apples tend to be quite large; with a round shape and yellow coloration that has green tones. It has creamy white flesh and is delicious eaten right off the tree. It also is an excellent apple for baking, pies, sauces, salads and long term storage. The Mutsu tends to be a prolific producer so you’re sure to have plenty of apples to share.Your Mutsu apple tree will not only provide outstanding apples, but is also an attractive tree for the home landscape. Spring flowers will adorn your tree with their subtle pinks and whites, drawing pollinators to your yard. It can grow 10-20 feet, and its vibrant, green leaves will present a lush, healthy appearance in your yard all summer long.Among the various choices in apple trees, the Mutsu is certainly an excellent one. It’s easy to see why it’s called a “million dollar apple” and its large size has contributed to the nickname,”oven buster”-You don’t need many to make a pie. We take pride in delivering the highest quality plants with healthy roots and full, well-established stems and foliage. * Large to Very Large Green-Golden Fruit * Small Tree * Prolific Producer .
The Ribston Pippin Organic Heirloom Apple, Malus domestica ‘Ribston Pippin’, possesses a flavor that is at its best a month or so after picking, and it can also be used for culinary purposes and for its sweet, sharp juice. The size of the fruit is medium to large with unequally large ribs, giving the apple an irregular shape. The skin is greenish-yellow, flushed with brownish-orange and numerous red stripes. The flesh is pale yellow, rich, firm, and juicy. Ribston Pippin ripens September to October and stores until February. Use for fresh eating, dessert, cooking (puree, applesauce, apple butter), juice or hard cider. In 1962, it received the Award of Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society. It is a vigorous tree with upright growth, its medium-sized ovate to oval shaped leaves are a deep green color and distinctly folded with sharp, regular and shallow serrations. It is very slow to begin bearing, and the proper pollinators will increase the fruitfulness. Ribston Pippin is the most famous variety from the Yorkshire region of the UK. A very high quality English dessert apple, and it is believed to have originated from seeds brought into England from Rouen, France in 1688. It’s a strong-tasting ‘aromatic’ traditional apple, and was very popular in Victorian times..
Grow large sweet apples with a hint of tartness.The Cortland Apple Tree (Malus ‘Cortland’) is a cross between a McIntosh and Ben Davis Apple with the best qualities of both. It is one of the very few apple trees that are self pollinating.Your Cortland Apple Tree will bloom mid season with a dazzling show of pink buds and snowy white blossoms. It’s a beautiful display, and a sign of the delicious apples to follow.The Cortland Apple Tree fruits annually. Its harvest is heavier than most apples, and the apples are ready to harvest in September and October, just in time for a warm apple pie on a cool, crisp fall day.The apples from your Cortland Apple Tree are juicy and sweet with a slight hint of tartness at their peak. It is a large brilliant red striped apple with stark white, tender flesh. Amazingly, the flesh retains its clear white color after slicing making it a wonderful choice for salads and fruit trays. It is also a prized cooking apple, used in delicious breads, pies and sauces.A favorite of cooks and ideal for first time growers the Cortland Apple Tree will provide your family and friends an abundance of delectable fruit all season long.* Self pollinating* Low maintenance* Heavy fruiter.
Firm, juicy, sharply acid flesh, and late to mature. Bramley’s Seedling Apple is a traditional cooking apple of the British Isles. The fruit is large, flat, greenish yellow with broad broken brown and red stripes. Bramley’s Seedling cooks to perfection with rich juice and no hard pieces. These qualities make it a good apple for making cider, and it is extremely high in Vitamin C content. The tree is large, a vigorous grower, and has a spreading habit. It blooms late, will survive during a frost period, and is a heavy, regular bearer. It requires a pollinator and ripens early October to early November depending on location. *Striped Flat Large Fruit*Vigorous Growth*Excellent Cooking Apple.
The Hudson’s Golden Gem Organic Heirloom Apple, Malus domestica ‘Hudson’s Golden Gem’, is one of the largest and best flavored russet apples. A world-class dessert apple, it was discovered as a wild seedling growing along a fence row at the Hudson Nursery in Tangent, Oregon, in 1931. The apples are crisp and sugary with flavor described as nutty by some, pear like by others; resembles the Bosc pear in flavor. The Hudson’s Golden Gem is conical in shape with a very distinctive appearance. The fruit is smooth and uniform with a light yellowish-brown russet over the entire surface. In climates where it is grown, the fruit hangs on the tree into winter, and is a good keeper. Ripening in October, this variety of fresh apple is medium sized, coming from a tree that is vigorous and winter hardy, as well as resistant to scab, mildew and fireblight..
Spectacular Spring Display and Outstanding FruitThe Fuji Apple tree delivers a spectacular spring display and an outstanding fall harvest. It would look great in your yard as an ornamental focal point, or plant several as a small orchard on the sunny side of your home. The fuji is a cross between the Red Delicious and the Virginia Ralls Genet apple. It grows 8-10 feet tall with an equal spread. In the spring, delicate white blooms bathed in a pinkish hue will seem to envelope your Fuji’s branches, giving it the appearance of a plant that’s more flowers than tree. This “tree of flowers” will further tantalize your senses as its heavenly scent drifts on the breeze to every spot in your yard.The Fuji will maintain a vibrant green through the summer. You can watch in wonder as your tiny apples slowly reach their maturity. When others are mourning the loss of summer, you’ll look forward to October when your fruit is ready for you to harvest. The flavor of the Fuji is prized, and in fact it’s now one of the favorite apples in the United States. You’ll love that hearty crunch when you bite into your Fuji, followed by the succulent sweet juice that naturally flows from the dense texture of the fruit. The Fuji apple is a large, round fruit with a bright red color and some yellow highlights. It’s sweet and crisp with a firm texture and long shelf-life. You don’t even have to refrigerate it in storage. It’s great for snacking as well as a good baking apple. * Red Large Fruit* Compact, Dwarf Tree* Stores Well* Semi-dwarf Recommended pollinators: Ginger Gold, Granny Smith, Honeycrisp .
The Perfect Blend of Modern and Old FashionedThe Gala Apple Tree (Malus ‘Gala’) produces a delicious snacking apple that is quickly becoming a favorite in grocery stores. It’s an attractive flowering tree with irresistible fruit. You will be delighted when your Gala bursts to life in spring. The beautiful pink buds will open to reveal snowy white flowers, a sure sign that your tree is well on its way to producing fruit.Throughout the summer the Gala apples mature to a bright overall red color, with bold red stripes over a yellow-green background. The fruit is firm, juicy and sweet with a slight tart flavor. The Gala Apple Trees fruit young and ripen early. You can start harvesting your apples as early as August, and continue through the fall. Soon your tree should start producing bushels of apples, plenty to share with family and friends.Although the Gala apple is popular for their large, crisp fruit, they also resist bruising and can be stored up to six months. This means you could be eating fresh, home-grown apples as late as February and March. What a treat for you and your family.For larger harvests we recommend planting your Gala Apple Tree with a pollinator. Good choices for cross pollination would be our Braeburn, McIntosh and Pink Lady apple trees.The Gala Apple Tree is an easy to grow, adaptable tree that matures quickly. The apples are highly coveted for pies and sauces, and the tree itself would be an attractive addition to any yard.* Yellow Green Apple with Red Stripes* Extended Ripening* Stores Up To 6 MonthsRecommended pollinators: Fuji, Granny Smith, Honeycrisp, Red Delicious.
Deliciously crisp red apples from your own tree!You’ve probably heard that nothing beats the taste of homegrown apples. “It’s just all hype”, you probably say to yourself. Well, isn’t it about time that you give in to the hype and see for yourself? Empire Apple Trees are easy to grow, easy to care for and especially easy to enjoy. This cross between a classic Macintosh and a flavorful Red Delicious was first developed in the 1940’s and then brought to mass production in the 1960’s. Empire has the best characteristics of both apples and has delighted generations of backyard gardeners.Besides the longer lasting fruit and sweeter taste you get from growing your own apples, you also get the added comfort of knowing just what did (or didn’t) go into that apple before it found its way to your family’s table. Getting an Empire apple tree from Nature Hills is an investment in your family’s healthy future.Some of the benefits of this tree are the crimson red skin and dove-white flesh that makes an apple so desirable. And let’s not forget “that taste”. You know the one we mean. That sweet, desserty taste that you long for when eating an apple fresh out of hand. Many people will argue that Empire even improves on the dessert-wine taste and scent that Macintosh’s are so famous for. It only grows to 16 feet tall and wide so it is the perfect size for an urban or suburban garden. It is ideal for planting under power lines or other tough-to-plant locations. It needs full sun and cool autumn nights for optimal growth and you can increase your fall yield if you plant another apple variety close by to help pollination. Also plan to thin out the crop each year to get bigger and better apples. (Like most Macintosh offspring, it is happy to set many, many little apples for you if you let it.) We are proud to deliver the highest quality plants. Empire Apple Tress are no exception. Order yours now before they sell out!* Rich red fruit with crisp white flesh* Easy care and problem-free* Compact Tree* Delicious taste and smellt.
Grow one of the best-selling apples on the market in your own yard!Have you had the pleasure of biting into a Honeycrisp apple bought at your local market? The thought of that sweet tang and solid crunch is probably making your mouth water right now.Now imagine how that apple would taste fresh from your own tree. Sweeter, juicier, firmer and just plain better! Plus you have the added comfort of knowing just what went into (or didn’t go into!) that apple before it goes on your family’s table.The Honeycrisp apple is consistently one of the best-selling apples on the market and the price and availability often reflect that. Getting a Honeycrisp apple tree from Nature Hills is a healthy investment in your family’s future.Some of the benefits of this tree are that the round yellow fruit with a red blush ripen in September and don’t immediately drop when ripe, so you can take your time in picking them.It only grows to 20 feet and spreads an equal distance so it is the perfect size for an urban or suburban garden. Its low canopy makes it ideal for planting under power lines or in other such troublesome locations.It needs full sun for optimal growth and you can increase your fall yield if you plant another variety close by to aid in pollination. Suggested pollinators are Gala, Granny Smith, Empire, McIntosh and Red Delicious. It is not pollinated by Gravenstein.We take pride in delivering the highest quality plants with healthy roots and full, well-established stems and foliage. Our Honeycrisp apple trees are always in high demand. Order now before they sell out!* Round Yellow Fruit with a Red Blush * Prolonged Ripening * Compact Tree.
Considered Thomas Jefferson’s Favorite – Rated Best FlavorFirm, crisp, fine grained, with a rich, aromatic, renowned flavor. The Spitzenburg Apple (Esopus) was one of the favorites of Thomas Jefferson. It is thought of as a dessert apple for connoisseurs.It is a superb eating apple with a medium to large, with round-conical, orangish fruit with tough skin. The flesh is tinged yellow, firm, aromatic, and complex in flavor; a perfect balance between sharp and sweet. It can also be used for cooking and cider. Its’ flavor improves with storage.The willowy branches grow unevenly, prolifically producing fruit. It is long lived tree. A pollinator is required by mid-season blooming apples, but not by Gravenstein, and it is hardy in Zones 4-8.Uses: as fresh eating or as a dessert, puree, applesauce, apple butter, baking, and cider.* Rated Best Flavor* Mid Season * Flavor Improves with Storage.
Apple pie from your own tree! Ok. We’ll admit it. It looks a little weird. Apples growing along the limbs of a tree that is only 2 feet wide. But once you see it…and then taste it…you’ll see how ingenious the new Tangy Green Urban Apple really is!“Tangy Green Urban Columnar Apple” (Malus x domestica ‘AK – 98’) is the solution to having normal sized apples in smaller urban gardens, on balconies and even in pots. Only growing 8 to 10 feet tall and 2 feet wide, Tangy Green gives huge apple yields in about a square foot. This makes it perfect for containers and small spaces.You’ll have beautifully romantic apple blossoms in the spring followed by full-sized tart green baking apples in the fall, so plant these petite trees where you can enjoy the flowers and fruit easily.Tangy Green will grow and set fruit the first year you plant it and only have higher yields year after year! (For best crops a pollinator is needed so plant “Tangy Green” with its sister “Tasty Red Urban Apple” in containers on the patio, by the front door or in your urban orchard. Double the yield, double the fun!)Embrace the weird! Grow full-sized apples in any sized garden – even on your balcony – with the new Urban Apples.Order yours today and see what the buzz it about!* Very easy care* Only 2 feet wide!* No pruning needed * Full-sized tart green apples* Spring flowers.
The Victoria Limbertwig Organic Heirloom Apple, Malus domestica ‘Victoria Limbertwig’, has purple skin with white dots and crisp yellow flesh. This apple is very juicy, rich in flavor, and of excellent quality. Also known as Sweet Limbertwig, this apple ripens very late, usually in October in most locations and considered one of the best Limbertwigs; a very good keeper. Victoria Limbertwig is one of the most flavorful of the many Limbertwig varieties and one of the most beautiful. The tree is quite lovely with a true weeping growth habit; has drooping branches typical of Limbertwig apple trees. It is a category of apple that can be more characterized by the distinctive flavor than the form of the tree, or shape or color of the fruit. Being a great dessert apple, use it for fresh eating,, cooking (puree, applesauce, apple butter), baking, juice or hard cider.
A Pink Fleshed Apple!The Apple – Pink Pearl, Malus domestica ‘Pink Pearl’, is an heirloom variety of apple that is generally medium sized, with a conical shape.Pink Pearl has a translucent, yellow-green skin, and a crisp, juicy, pink flesh with tart to sweet-tart taste of raspberries and lemon custard. This is an early blooming apple which needs a pollinator such as Jonathan and/or Red Astrachan. Pink Pearl apples ripen in late August to mid-September. It is a wonderful table apple and makes a beautiful pink applesauce, is great for fresh eating, pies, chutney, baking, applesauce and stores well.* Bright Pink Flesh* Early Bloooming* Early Fall Maturity Recommended pollinators inlude McIntosh, Yellow Transparent, Dolgo & Zestar.
A hugely popular, easy to grow apple tree.The Golden Delicious Apple tree (Malus ‘Golden Delicious’) is one of the worlds most widely planted apple trees which is one of the easiest and most dependable apple trees to grow.In the spring your Golden Delicious Apple tree will burst into bloom. Beautiful clusters of pink buds open to reveal snowy white flowers. From September to October your Golden Delicious apples will turn from a pale green to their familiar golden green color signaling that they are ripe. Allowed to ripen on the tree you will notice a vast difference in flavor when compared to the Golden Delicious apples purchased at the supermarket. Home grown Golden Delicious apples are exceptionally sweet and rich. Their thin skin and delicious crisp fruit makes the Golden Delicious a favorite for eating fresh off the tree and for baking.The Golden Delicious Apple tree is self fruiting, and does not need a pollinator. However, planting it with a pollinator will produce more fruit. Ideal pollinators are the Red delicious, Honeycrisp and Red Jonathan. It is also an excellent pollinator for most other apple trees that ripen from September to October.More warm hardy than most apple trees, the Golden delicious is easy to grow, produces large, high quality, all purpose apples with heavy annual crops making a great choice for you and your family.* Yellow Apple* Dependable Annual High Yield* Self Pollinating.
Perfect for fruit salad! Fruit salad, the staple of brunches everywhere, has always had a dark side. You know what we’re talking about – it can take hours of cutting up fresh fruit into perfectly-sized chunks to make the salad look great, especially if you’re feeding a big group. Then, after all of that hard work you unwrap your masterpiece on the buffet table, only to see the apples have already started to brown! It’s the worst. Nothing makes a fresh-fruit salad look as unappetizing as browning apples in the mix. Now we have Snowsweet Apple Tree (Malus domestica ‘Snowsweet’ ) to the rescue! This relative new-comer on the orchard scene (developed in 2006 at the University of Minnesota) was developed to have snow-white flesh that stays crisp and resists oxidizing (turning brown) long after you slice it. No more waiting until you get to the party to slice up the apples at the last minute! It stores for a long time too – 2 months or more! The beautiful fruit is classic apple-red so it looks as appetizing as it tastes. The tree is as beautiful as the fruit it bears, too. It is very open but has a slight ‘droop’ that gives it a very romantic look in the home landscape. The sweet fruit ripens in September. This is a great northern apple tree where it survives hard winters without a problem. For best yields you’ll want to pick another early or mid-season variety like Empire or Red Delicious to plant with it as a pollinator. Don’t be embarrassed at the brunch buffet table again! Order brown-resistant Snowsweet Apples from us today! * Beautiful red fruit with bright white flesh * Easy care * Handles cold winters * Keeps for 2 months or more * Bred to resist browning after cutting.