Winesap Apple - Malus domestica
Winesap is one of the oldest apples grown in North America, disease resistant, later ripening apple variety.
This heirloom is a very popular winter keeper with a tart, rich, wine-like flavor. Deep glossy red, overlaid with reddish purple stripes. The flesh is firm and crisp. It can be used for eating, cooking or making juice
Pollinate with Arkansas Black Apple. Chill hours 800. Ripen late October - November
Size Shipped 1 year old 34-37" container grown - $29.95
NOTE* Spring trees are shipped bareroot without soil or a container.
Tree Form: Modified leader
Pollination: Plant with Arkansas Black Apple
Bears: Mid October in 2-5 years
Light requirements: Full sun
Soil type: Well-drained pH 6.0-6.5
Fertilization: The first application should be made during the dormant period in January and another application at the beginning of the rainy season in June. Use a balanced fertilizer such as 10-10-10 or similar mixture is recommended.
Pruning: Corrective pruning may be necessary as the tree matures. See Pruning section under "How to plant and grow"
Watering: For best fruit productions, provide moist but well drained soil.
Hardiness Zone: 5-8
Available at farm for pickup: 3-gallon and 7-gallon. Please call for prices and availability.