Buy semi-dwarf (12-18') and dwarf apple trees (6-10' at maturity) here. Bare root whips and well-established potted trees available. Heirloom apple tree varieties for sale.
A diminutive dwarf golden apple grown as a free-standing cordon.
An apple espalier covers the wall behind it.
Planting dwarf and semi-dwarf apple trees will allow you to grow several varieties in the space needed for one or two standard trees. Dwarf apples may also be cultivated in very narrow spaces, especially if decorative pruning techniques are employed such as cordoning, trellising, or espalier.
Lodi apple trees are early and heavy bearers of yellow to light green cooking apples. Resistant to apple scab. Needs a pollinator. Zones 4-8.
Jonathan was one of my mother's favorite pie apples. The round, red fruits also store well and are good when eaten fresh.
The self-fertile trees produce heavier crops when a pollinator is growing nearby. Disease resistant. Needs 700-800 hours of winter chill. Zones 5-8.
Fuji apples are a produced by crossing Red Delicious with the Virginia Ralls Genet variety. The resulting flavor has made these large, juicy apples exceedingly popular in the U.S.
The fruit stores well and can be used for cooking as well as fresh eating.
Fuji apple trees are also quite ornamental as they bloom profusely. A small grove of these little charmers will fill your yard with the fragrance of apple blossoms each spring and your larder with sweet, crisp fruit each autumn.
Newton Pippin - Produces crisp yellow fruit with aromatic, yellow flesh which makes fabulous pies. Many bakers prefer it to Granny Smith for this use. Newton Pippin apples also store well, are tasty when eaten fresh and make delicious cider.
The tree is vigorous, early bearing and self-fruitful. Zones 5-8.
Bramley Seedling- A British heritage apple dating back to 1837. The original Bramley apple tree was a seedling discovered in a the garden of Mary Anne Brailsford in Nottinghamshire.
Clones of this tree have generated a 50,000,000 pound industry.
Amazingly, the original Bramley tree is still alive!
It is thriving under the protection of Nancy Harrison, the garden's currant caretaker.
The 90-year-old Ms. Harrison was born , and still lives, in the cottage next door to the Bramley Seedling.
She so loved the fruit of the Bramley that she bought it from its former owner for 500 pounds sterling.
She says the stewed fruit has an "unbelievably nice" flavor and texture that goes well with sausages, custard, steamed pudding, and baked beans. In fact, she claims, "It goes marvelously with anything!"
Ms. Harrison is also fond of the tree this magnificent fruit grows on. She says it can cope with anything, and she thinks it will live forever.
Cox's Orange Pippin was grown from a seed or pip by a hobby grower named Richard Cox in the 1820s. That seedling went on to produce Great Britain's favorite desert apple. Cox apples are world reknowned for their intense flavor and aroma.
Delicious Fruits You Can Grow at Home