Malus domestica 'Anna'Item #6109 USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 9
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Especially suited to warm winter gardens! Anna produces large, crisp apples with light greenish-yellow skin and a slight red blush. Sweet, slightly tart flesh is perfect for fresh eating, cooking and baking. Produces at an early age. Self-fertile, however a pollenizer such as Dorsett Golden will increase production. Recommended chill: 200-300 hours.
- OverviewLight Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly- weekly, or more often in extreme heat. Needs less frequent watering, once established.Average Landscape Size:Reaches 20 to 30 ft. tall and wide.
- DetailPlant type:TreeDeciduous/evergreen:DeciduousGrowth habit:RoundGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Reaches 20 to 30 ft. tall and wide.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:Spring flowers followed by early summer fruit.Flower color:WhiteFlower attributesShowy Flowers
- CareCare InformationProvide well drained soil and water regularly during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Once established, water deeply and infrequently during summer months. Prune to maintain desired shape and size.Pruning time: late winter.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly- weekly, or more often in extreme heat. Needs less frequent watering, once established.
- History & LoreLore:Anna is the first true truly low-chill apple. Developed in Israeli, Anna was chosen from crosses of American and Arab varieties, and selected specifically for its ability to produce a good crop even in mild winter climates, due to its remarkably low chill requirement,