Liberty Apple, Semi Dwarf

Liberty apple tree produces a handsome red apple, usually school box size, of the McIntosh type with a wonderful sweet/tart balance. Liberty apples are crisper, keeps better and more heat tolerant than other McIntosh hybrids. Wonderful dessert quality when dead ripe. The Liberty apple is excellent for cooking and sweet cider too. Often cited as the best of the disease-resistant varieties. Somewhat similar to Macoun. Resistant to apple scab and mildew.

USDA Zones: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Uses: Cider, Cooking / Sauces, Fresh Eating

Harvest Period: Midseason

Liberty Apple Tree

Bloom Period: Midseason

Pollination Requirement: Self-Fertile

Disease Resistance: Excellent

Years to Bear: 2-4 years

Recommended Spacing: 12-16 ft.

Mature Size: 12-16 ft.

Pruning: Summer prune to maintain 8 ft.

Water Requirements: 12-15 gallons per week May through Sept.