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Apple 'Spartan' Semi-dwarf

Malus domestica 'Spartan'

Interesting Flower Provides edible fruit

Characteristics:
*Important* Fruit trees, in general, have unique maintenance needs in terms of pruning, harvesting, and pest and disease management. Visit portlandfruit.org or homeorchardsociety.org for more fruit tree care info.

Growing Conditions:
Grow best in deep, well drained, loamy soils, but will tolerate a variety of soil types. Prefer full sun.

Uses:
Beautiful medium size dark red almost mahogany dessert quality apple. Pure white flesh, crisp sweet with some acidity. Firmer than McIntosh. Highly aromatic fine flavor.

Height:
20' at maturity

Width:
20' at maturity

Shape:
Rounded

Flowers:
Five-petalled, pinkish-white flowers.

Leaves:
Medium-sized, ovate and lightly pubescent underneath.

Bark:
Shiny, gray-brown and scaly.

Spartan is a early and heavy bearer with a spreading habit. While somewhat self-pollinating, it will benefit by being pollinated with other mid-season bloomers.