Liberty Apple Tree

Malus domestica Liberty

Family :
Rosaceae
Origin :
Horticultural
Hardiness Zone :
4
Light requirement :
Full sun
Height at maturity :
6 m
Spread at maturity :
5 m
Crown shape :
Pyramidal, rounded
Roots :
Has two types of roots: permanent roots, thick and spreading, forming a horizontal layer less than 50 cm from the surface, from which many vertical roots start which descend to the impermeable layer or to the water table.
Fertility :
Self-sterile : It is necessary to plant another variety of apple tree nearby for fruit production.
Spacing requirement from power lines :
None
Growth rate :
Medium
Common problems (disease, fungus, insects) :
Resistant to scab.
Special comments :
Variety known to be resistant to disease; Installer un protège-rongeur à l'automne; Water well at the plantation and regularly when drought in the first years.

LEAVES

Alternate, petiolate, ovoid, dentate, felted on the underside;
Deciduous foliage;
Green in summer, then yellow-brown in autumn.

FLOWERS

The inflorescences are cymes-like and have 4-6 flowers, white to dark pink;
Each flower usually has 5 petals and measures ± 3-4 cm.

FRUITS

Red fruits streaked with yellow;
Crispy and juicy;
Eat fresh or cooked.

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