Empire Apple Tree

$18.95

The Empire is high quality medium size dessert apple with dark red skin and juicy, subacid flesh.  It developed at the New York State Agricultural Experimental Research Station, Geneva, NY. It is cold hardy to -30 degrees F. Tree is annual reliable producer.

 

General Tree Height/Caliper: Most of our fruit trees (apple, peach, apricot, plum, pear, nectarine, quince, and cherry) are grafted/budded and are 4-6' tall with a caliper/diameter of about 1/4-3/4". Most have more than 5' height and 1/2" diameter. The other trees are seedlings, such as pawpaw, mulberry, persimmon, shade, berry, and flowering trees which range from 18-36" tall.

A rootstock primarily controls a tree's size and how early it bears fruit. Learn more about our specific rootstocks.