Apple : WEALTHY Large Semi-Dwarf ( B118 )


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This extremely disease resistant, cold hardy variety harks back to a Cherry crab seedling planted by Peter Gideon near Excelsior, Minnesota in 1860. A cold climate favourite, Wealthy is a heritage apple with old fashioned flavour. The fruit is a deep red colour over a pale yellow background. It's juicy white flesh has some pink veining and a very mild, yet distinctive sweet/tart flavour. The fruit is good for cooking, baking, freezing, drying and juice. An excellent all purpose apple. A naturally compact tree.


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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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