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Granny Smith Apple

Malus domestica x Granny Smith

Granny Smith apple is a large-sized green apple originating from Australia. This crisp, sweet-tart apple is a popular choice for baking, sauces and ciders but is also an excellent fresh eating apple. This apple variety stores well and is a good pollenizer for other apple varieties. 

Granny Smith Details  
Flavor Crisp, Sweet-Tart
Chill Hours < 400 below 45° F
Skin Color When Ripe Green
Fruit Use Fresh or Cooked
Self-Fruitful Yes
Flower Season Spring
Fruit Season October – November
Light Needs Full Sun
Water Needs Regular Water
USDA Zone 6 – 9