Full sun, Zone 3
Malus x ‘Trail’
Pot size #5 (5-6′)
Don’t be fooled by the size of the fruit, Trail is a major asset to any orchard! Trail is renown for its cider qualities and can also be eaten fresh or made into mouth-watering jellies. Fruit is ready in early September. Trail was developed in Ottawa, selected in 1913 and released in 1920.
Sugar: Very High, SG 1.070
Acidity: Very High, TA 12.8 g/L
Tannins: Low, <1.5 g/L
Juice Yield: Medium to High
Requires another apple nearby for cross-pollination to improve yields. Prefers a moist, well-drained soil.
Mature Size: 15-18′ tall by 10-12′ wide