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Apple : PRISCILLA Large Semi-Dwarf (B118)


177 in stock

Although similar to the well known Empire, superior scab and disease resistance make Priscilla the much preferred choice for the home owner. In fact, Richard Fahey of Oxford, NY, claims that in his no spray orchard of over 400 apple varieties, Priscilla boasts the best all around resistance to diseases and insects, as well as being the most consistently productive. Shiny, red-blushed fruit with crisp aromatic yellow flesh is good for fresh eating and cooking. Will keep into mid-winter.


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Pollenator definitions
Some trees and many berry plants are SELF-FERTILE ̶means the insect pollinators or even the wind can pollinate the blossoms without the need of a second tree.
NEEDS A POLLENIZER ̶ means another tree of the same type or kind but a different variety must be blooming nearby at the same time.
EXAMPLE A Liberty apple and a Wealthy apple can cross-pollinate. Two trees of the same variety ie: ̶ 2 Wealthy apples, cannot cross pollinate because they are genetically identical.
Other trees are marked as SEMI-FERTILE. These will set fruit without a second tree. However they will often bear more, and sometimes larger fruit if another variety of the same kind of tree is nearby.
You can select 2 different trees of the same kind marked as NEEDS A POLLENIZER or plant one of those along with one SELF-FERTILE or one SEMI-FERTILE. Also consider ripening times ̶ a Goldrush apple might not start blooming before a Pristine is finished.

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