Sampion Apple Tree


Sampion Apple tree (a.k.a. Šampion, Shampion) developed in 1960. It was a cross between Golden Delicious and Cox’s Orange Pippin. The fruit is medium size. It is juicy and sweet with creamy white flesh. Fruit matures 20-30 days before the Delicious and keeps in storage up to three months. The tree moderately susceptible to fire blight. Grows cold hardiness zone 5.


General Tree Height/Caliper: Our grafted/budded apple, peach, apricot, plum, pear, nectarine, and cherry trees are about 4-6' tall with a caliper/diameter of about 1/4-3/4". Most have more than 5' height and 1/2" diameter. Most other trees are seedlings ranging from 18-36" tall. You know if a tree is a seedling when the rootstock selected says "Seedling".

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

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