Apple (Malus) 'Wealthy'

Wealthy Apple

Categories: Fruit Tree

Pale yellow fruit splashed and striped with red. Ripens to all-over scarlet for fresh eating; used weeks earlier for pies, sauces and preserves.


More About Apple (Malus) 'Wealthy'

  • Originated in Minnesota, 1860
  • Very popular apple for the East
  • can be self-fertile

Flesh is sprightly, vinous, distinctive flavor with a hint of strawberry. Small compact tree bears heavily, is very hardy and low chill. Blooms profusely over a long period, making it an excellent pollinator.

We do NOT SHIP plants. ALL Sales are in person at our garden center.


Spacing:

10-20 Ft

Hardiness Zone:

3-8

Apple (Malus) 'Wealthy' Characteristics

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Needs well drained soil

Bearing/Fruiting Time

  • Mid season

Bloom Time

  • Mid season

Fruit Qualities

  • distinct flavor
  • sub acid

Fruiting Attributes

  • good for cider
  • antique variety
  • good for cold regions/very hardy
  • vigorous grower
  • heavy bearer
  • small size
  • good for cooking/baking

Plant Size

  • Natural/Genetic Dwarf (8-10')
  • Semi-dwarf (12-18')