Battleford Apple

Malus x ‘Battleford’

 

Large fruit, striped red over light yellow. Excellent for cooking. Matures in mid-September. Tree is very cold hardy. Introduced by Boughen Nursery, Valley River, Manitoba in 1934. All apples, crabapples and applecrabs are closely related and can be used to cross pollinate each other. Images taken at Riverbend Orchards.

 

 

Height: 20′

Spread: 15

Light Needs: Full Sun

Hardiness Zone: 2

Foliage Colour: Green

Fall Foliage: Yellow

Growth Habit: Upright, Spreading

Flower Colour: White

Blooms: Spring

Fruit Colour: Creamy yellow with a splash of red

Fruit Size: 6-7.7 cm

Fruit Timing: Ripe Mid September

Fruit Use: Cooking, Baking, Fresh Eating

Key Features: Edible Fruit, Spring Blooms

Landscape Uses: Accent, Shade, Orchard

Pollination: Requires a Pollinator