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Malus domestica Heirloom ‘Gilpin'


Malus ‘Gilpin’ offers red and yellow apples with a crisp, tender, juicy, sweet/tart flavour. Virginia, USA 1817.

Malus ‘Gilpin’ - Medium sized round apples with red stripes over yellow skin produced in the late season. Crisp, tender, juicy, sweet/tart flavour which is best after one month or more of storage. Multi-purpose for fresh eating, cooking/baking, and cider. Long keeper. Introduced in Virginia, USA in 1817. | 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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