These apple trees were grown onsite here in our Nebraska nursery. These were grafted in Spring of 2020 onto various hardy rootstock. Will be sent as bareroot trees when dormant in the Spring of 2021. 1-4 ft. tall
Here are the apple descriptions:
Ashmeads Kernel: Late apple, England around 1700, good keeper, good disease resistance, good for cider, zone 4
Baldwin: Late apple, Wilmington, MA, around 1740, excellent eating, great for cider, disease and insect resistant, zone 4
Ben Davis: Ripens in late Sept., Emerged in the south in 1800s, ok tasting but reliable and a great keeper, reliable producer in Nebraska
Blue Pearmain: Late apple, Massachusetts, 1700s. Great for baked apples, has a blue bloom, good keeper, zone 4
Bramleys Seedling: English cooking apple, resistant to disease and good for sauce and pies
Brown Snout: Traditional hard cider variety, zone 4
Calville Blanc d'Hiver: Winter apple, possibly from France, 16th century, dessert or cooking apple, large pale green fruit, good keeper, zone 4
Duchess of Oldenburg: Late summer, Russia 1750, round red striped fruit, scab resistant, very cold hardy to zone 3
Freedom: Late apple, modern disease resistant apple, versatile for fresh eating and baking
Golden Russet: Early 1900s in New York, great apple for cider
Goldrush: Disease resistant, great tasting, introduced from the Purdue-Rutgers-Illinois apple breeding program, great storage, keeps until May in root cellar, zone 4
Hauer Pippin: 1890s Santa Cruz, good disease resistance, Large tart apple, highly productive
Hazen: Large, dark red, subacid, eating, dessert, and cooking, 1980 ND, self-sterile. some fireblight resistance
Jonafree: Medium size, bright red, less acid, keeps 10 weeks, late season harvest, some susceptibility to cedar apple rust.
Liberty: late summer apple, possibly the most disease resistant apple known, dessert apple or sweet cider, zone 4
Michaelmas: Red, unique flavor, dessert apple that is not good for long storage.
Zabergau Reinette: German russet apple around 1885. Has a sharp flavor, sweeter after a month in cold storage, hardy to zone 4
Here are the rootstock descriptions for our apples:M26: 8-12 feet tall, slightly smaller than MM106, very winter hardy, adapted to most soils, may need a permanent stake in lighter soils when exposed to high winds, not suitable for damp soils.
MM.106 Semi-Standard 65%, Susceptible to collar rot on wet sites, Comes into fruit-bearing after 3-4 years.
MM.111 Semi-Standard 80%, Produces a tree somewhat larger than MM106. Noted for its good drought tolerance and ability to grow on difficult soils.
Comes into fruit-bearing after 4-5 years and reaches full size after about 10 years