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Malus domestica "Rome"

Common Name(s):
Red Rome apple, Rome Beauty apple, Rome apple
Categories:
Edible Plants, Trees
Comment:

This is a cooking, baking apple, stays well while cooking. Cold hardy. The mature size of the tree depends on the version you choose, semi-dwarf or dwarf. It is self pollinating, but you may want to have other apple varieties to increase the size. Potential pollinizers would be Fuji, Braeburn.

Height:
12-15 ft. or 8-10 ft.
Flower:
The white flower blooms in late season.
Zones:
4-8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Full sun. Loamy, well drained soil.
Edibility:
The fruit is round, all red thick skin, sweet and smooth. Tart enough for making pies. It will stay it's shape makes it a good choice when sautéed or baked. It is also good for fresh eating. Ripens in late September and can be stored for a quite long time.
Width:
12-15 ft. or 8-10 ft.
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 2966

Malus domestica "Rome" Close up of fruit
Photo by eren {sea+prairie}, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Malus domestica "Rome" Rome apple tree
Photo by Jennifer Lamb, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Malus domestica "Rome" Fruit and leaves
Photo by a-mblomma, CC0