Apple - 'Red Wealthy' Apple Tree
Heirloom apple with a juicy, sweet-tart flavor laced with notes of honey and raspberry perfect for fresh eating or cooking. It's soft yellow-green skin turns to a pink-red blush that radiates up the fruit from the bottom making it a beautiful apple as well. Super cold hardy tree that produces an abundance of fragrant pink/white blooms in spring and holds them for a greater than average period of time making this tree an excellent pollinator. An early season picker, the 'Red Wealthy' apple is the perfect choice for an ornamental centerpiece in a garden or edible landscape.
This cold hardy tree should be grown in zones 4-7 as it requires at least 1,000 chill hours. It is widely adaptable to soil conditions and cold climates. By nature, it is a smaller variety standing at 12-15 feet tall and wide. Like all apples, it requires full sunlight, moist, well-drained soil, and another variety for pollination. Pair with 'Cortland', 'Dolgo', 'Freedom', 'Frostbite', 'Fuji', 'Gala' 'Ginger Gold', 'Golden Delicious', 'Granny Smith', 'Honeycrisp', 'Jonathon', 'Keepsake', 'Lady', 'McIntosh', 'Pixie Crunch', 'Red Rome', 'Snowsweet', and 'Sweet Sixteen'. Mulching around the base of trees with shredded bark is best practice for moisture retention, weed suppression, and adding organic matter to the soil over time.