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Ein Sheimer Apple Tree

Item #: Ein Sheimer Apple
Availability: Out of Stock
Price: $29.95

    Developed by Dr. Ein Sheimer in Israel. It is very low chill and requires only 250 chill hours and is best for hot climates along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts as far south as south Florida! It is a large Golden Delicious type with a slightly more tart flavor. Somewhat self-pollinating but produces best when planted with another low chill pollinator such as Anna or Dorsett Golden. Ripens in June.

    Height: 20-30'
    Spread: 5-10'

    Tree Form: Modified leader

    Pollination: Plant 2 varieties for cross pollination
    Flowers: Feb-Mar
    Bears: June in 2-3 years
    Light requirements: Full sun
    Soil type: Well-drained pH 6.0-6.5
    Fertilization: The first application should be made during the dormant period in January and another application at the beginning of the rainy season in June. Use a balanced fertilizer such as 10-10-10 or similar mixture is recommended.
    Pruning: Corrective pruning may be necessary as the tree matures. See Pruning section under "How to plant and grow"
    Watering: For best fruit productions, provide moist but well drained soil.
    Maintenance: Easy
    Hardiness Zone: 8-9

    Available at farm for pickup: 5-gallon and 7-gallon. Please call for prices and availability.