Scarlett O’Hara Apple Tree

Scarlett O’Hara apple tree developed in 1971 by disease resistant apple breeding program PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University, and University of Illinois). The fruit has good dessert quality and stores up to six months in storage. It has resistance to scab and cedar apple rust, moderately resistant to powdery mildew, but it susceptible to fire blight. It is not recommended to plant in the area where pressure from the fire blight is high. Trees are 3′-4′ tall.

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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.

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