Malus domestica "Stayman"
- Common Name(s):
- Stayman Winesap apple, Stayman apple
- Edible Plants, Trees
Stayman apple is a triploid cultivar that can consistantly bear apples if no conditions like freezing or late frosts happen. The size of the tree depends on the varieties you choose, standard, semi-dwarf or dwarf. It needs other apple trees to ensure pollination, the potential choices are Gala, Golden or Red Delicious. It grows rather slow with a speed less than 12'' per year.
- 20-25 ft. or 12-15 ft. or 10 ft.
- It blooms midseason with pink flowers.
- Full sun. It grows well in acidic, loamy, moist, rich, sandy, silty loam and well-drained soil.
- Grows upright in an oval or round shape but can be pruned to a more spreading, horizontal shape.
- The medium to large sized, roundish-conic fruit has a thick, red skin. Stayman apple is crisp and juicy with a flavor that combines sweet and tart. It is great for making pies, cider and eating fresh. Ripens from mid to late October. The fruit can be kept up to 6 months if stored well.
- 25 ft. or 12-15 ft. or 10 ft.
- Growth Rate:
NCCES plant id: 2965