Apple - Red Gemini (5')

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Scientific Name:
MALUS x 'Jefcoutts2'
Height:
15'
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Spread: 
12'
Flower Colour:
White
Soil Moisture:
Wet
Days to Maturity:
Ripens in late August
Fruit Size:
3"-3.5"
Fragrant:
Yes
Zone:
3

Description

This variety produces medium sweet, crisp and juicyapples that are yellow-green to mostly red; needs a second different apple pollinator; the perfect combination of accent and fruit tree, ideal for home landscapes, needs well-drained soil and full sun.

Care Instructions

Gemini Apple will grow to be about 15 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 12 feet. It has a low canopywith a typical clearance of 4 feet from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It growsat a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 50 years or more. This varietyrequires a different selection of the same species growing nearby in order to set fruit.This tree is typically grown in a designated area of the yard because of its mature size and spread. Itshould only be grown in full sunlight. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't beallowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and willeven thrive in inner city environments.

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