9-22 End Apple

$105.00

In appearance, the 9-22 End apple is yellow with a red cheek, and its flavour is tart and tasty. It is also very juicy. While it is good to eat fresh, it is more of a cooking apple: it makes excellent apple juice, applesauce and apple pies.

The 9-22 End apple tree is first and foremost extremely hardy, one of the only apple trees that are genuinely suitable for extreme cold climates up to zone 1. It has been growing successfully for several years in the Peace River Country of Northern Alberta, and Fairbanks, Alaska. It has been shown to resist temperatures of -42ºC for long periods of time, without any tip damage.

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Full sun, Zone 1

Malus ‘9-22 End’

Pot size #5 (3-5′)

In appearance, the 9-22 End apple is yellow with a red cheek, and its flavour is tart and tasty. It is also very juicy. While it is good to eat fresh, it is more of a cooking apple: it makes excellent apple juice, applesauce and apple pies. It is ready to harvest by around September 10th, at which time the apple is about 80% red. It should not be left for too long on the tree. Note that 9-22 End is not a keeping apple, and it is recommended to eat or process it soon after it is harvested, as it does not keep long. It also does best when grown in very cold climates.

The 9-22 End apple tree is first and foremost extremely hardy, one of the only apple trees that are genuinely suitable for extreme cold climates up to zone 1. It has been growing successfully for several years in the Peace River Country of Northern Alberta, and Fairbanks, Alaska. It has been shown to resist temperatures of -42ºC for long periods of time, without any tip damage.

Developed in Alberta by the Prairie Farm breeding program. Its name comes from “plot 9, row 22, end of row” which refers to its position in the breeding orchard.