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Malus domestica 'Rome'

Description

This is a cooking, baking apple, which 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.

Its height and width vary from 8-10 feet to 12-15 feet.

 

 

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#white#sun#deciduous#full sun#white flowers#white flower#loamy soils tolerant
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#white#sun#deciduous#full sun#white flowers#white flower#loamy soils tolerant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Malus
    Species:
    domestica
    Family:
    Rosaceae
    Edibility:
    The fruit is round, all red thick skin, sweet and smooth. Tart enough for making pies. It will stay its 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.
    Dimensions:
    Height: 8 ft. 0 in. - 15 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 8 ft. 0 in. - 15 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Edible
    Tree
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Texture:
    Loam (Silt)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
  • Fruit:
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Fall
    Fruit Description:
    The apple ripens in late September and can be stored for a quite long time.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    White
    Flower Description:
    The white flower blooms in late season.
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Edible Garden