Malus x ‘Battleford’
Exposure: Full Sun
Mature Size: 16′ high x 13′ wide
Flower Color: White
Fruit ripening time: Mid Aug to mid September
Fruit Color & Size: Pale yellow/green. 2.5″ wide
Pollinator: Yes. requires other apple variety pollinator for fruit production
Taste: Moderately crisp, slightly tart
Description: This apple variety originated in North Battleford in 1945. A very hardy large yellow apple splashed with red, ideal for cooking; the perfect combination of accent and fruit tree, ideal for home landscapes; eating apples.
Ornamental Features: White flowers with shell pink overtones. Forest green foliage. Leaves turn yellow in fall. Fruits are excellent for cooking and baking.
Landscape Attributes: Deciduous tree with a more or less rounded form. Its average texture blends into the landscape. Best pruned in late winter once leaves have dropped.