(ELMA 111, 1/2 - 3/4” diameter) High quality dessert and processing apple. Selected by early colonists as an export to meet British apple quality standards. Thomas Jefferson planted this variety at Monticello in 1778. Excellent cider apple. Keeps for six months in proper storage. Antique variety, originates in Elmhurst (formerly Newtown), New York, circa 18th century. Cold-hardy. Ripens in late October.
All apple varieties for the Spring Tree Sale share some common characteristics. Apple trees will reach a height of 12-15’ and will spread approximately 12-15’ wide. Each has a white bloom and large fruit size. Pollination is required (you will need to buy two varieties or plant near an existing apple tree for cross pollination) and the trees require full sun. Loamy, well drained soils will yield highest success with a pH Level between 6.0 and 7.0. It will take approximately 2-6 years for the trees to begin bearing fruit.
Yellow Newtown Apple
RETURN & REFUND POLICY
Due to the nature of the stock and variables in handling and planting, the Conservation District cannot guarantee survival of plant stock or accept returns/offer refunds It is unlawful for trees, shrubs and other plants purchased to be resold with the roots attached (per PA 189 of 1931, as amended). The District is not liable for any direct, indirect, special incidental or consequential damages (included but not limited to economic losses and lost profits) incurred or claimed by the customer.