Apple (Malus) 'Beacon'

Beacon Apple

Categories: Fruit Tree

A juicy bright red, medium sized apple that is wonderful for eating. Flesh is midly acid. Hardy. Heavy bearing tree. Short storage life.


More About Apple (Malus) 'Beacon'

  • ('Malinda' x 'Wealthy') University of Minnesota, 1936
  • bright red apple
  • one of the better early season apples

The Beacon is a hardy, heavy bearing tree, with the fruit having a short storage life. It is a good apple for eating fresh or cooking. It ripens mid to late August


Spacing:

10-20 Ft

Hardiness Zone:

3-6

Apple (Malus) 'Beacon' Characteristics

Exposure

  • Sun Tolerant

Bearing/Fruiting Time

  • Early season

Bloom Time

  • Early season

Fruit Qualities

  • texture, soft
  • sub acid

Fruiting Attributes

  • heavy bearer
  • good for eating
  • storage, short life

Plant Size

  • Standard (18-30')