Sansa Apple Tree


The Sansa apple tree, developed in 1969. It is a cross between Gala and Akane. In fact it’s an improved Gala apple with more disease resistance. Moreover, the fruit is crisp, sweet, and aromatic therefore excellent for fresh eating. The skin is a beautiful red. The tree is moderately susceptible to brown rot. Lastly, it can grow in hardiness zones 5 to 8.

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.