Apple ‘Carter’s Blue’


An Alabama heirloom apple from the 1840’s. It ripens in August and September and the flesh crisp, juicy and fragrant.

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Malus domestica “Carter’s Blue’

This is an Alabama heirloom apple from the 1840’s.  It originated on the home site of Colonel Carter near Montgomery, Alabama.  The fruit is greenish/yellow with dark red marbling and ripens in August and September.  The flesh is crisp, juicy and very fragrant.  A good eating apple and also use to make cider.  Our trees are grafted on EMLA-106 rootstock and will be 10-21 feet tall at maturity.  Plant in full sun in well drained soil.  Requires 900 to 950 hours of chilling. Hardy in zones 3-8.  Another apple variety is required for cross pollination in order to produce fruit.  Trees are 3 gallon size and are shipped bare root.

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Weight 12 lbs
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