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Malus domestica "Stayman"

Common Name(s):
Stayman Winesap apple, Stayman apple
Categories:
Edible Plants, Trees
Comment:

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.

Height:
20-25 ft. or 12-15 ft. or 10 ft.
Flower:
It blooms midseason with pink flowers.
Zones:
5-8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Full sun. It grows well in acidic, loamy, moist, rich, sandy, silty loam and well-drained soil.
Form:
Grows upright in an oval or round shape but can be pruned to a more spreading, horizontal shape.
Edibility:
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.
Width:
25 ft. or 12-15 ft. or 10 ft.
Growth Rate:
Slow
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 2965

Malus domestica "Stayman" Close up of fruit
Photo by eren {sea+prairie}, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Malus domestica "Stayman" Pile of Stayman apples
Photo by Assianir, CC-BY-SA-3.0
Malus domestica "Stayman" Fruit and leaves
Photo by Chris Martino, CC BY-NC-2.0