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Malus domestica Heirloom ‘Esopus Spitzenberg'


Malus ‘Esopus Spitzenberg’ has large, red, oblong apples and aromatic flesh with a dense, buttery, rich, sharp, sweet flavour. New York, USA 18th century.

Malus ‘Esopus Spitzenberg’ - Large, oblong apples with mostly red skin. Aromatic. Dense, buttery, rich, sharp, sweet flavour. Best for fresh eating. Store a month or more for sweetness to develop. Long keeper. Large crops in alternating years. Introduced in New York, USA in the late 18th century. | Rootstock: B.9 (Dwarf)

Common Name: Apple

Family: Rosaceae (The Rose Family)

Zone Hardiness: 4-9

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 6-10'

Width: 5-8'

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour: Pink

Class: Deciduous

Type: Tree

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No


Benefits: Bees

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:


Geogrpahical Origin: Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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