Granny Smith Apple

Hardiness Zones: 5 - 9
Average shipping height: 1'-3'
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  • Potted - 1 gallon container
    Member Price $39.99
    Reg. Price $49.99
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Known as one of the best apples to cook and bake with, Granny Smith apples have a distinct tart flavor with a firm, crisp bite. They keep well and freeze well, and they are also one of the few apples that don’t brown quickly once cut. This variety begins ripening in August. .

  • Produces medium-to-large green apples with white specks and firm, white flesh
  • Bears fruit in 3–5 years
  • Ripens between August and September
  • Keeps and freezes well
  • Is self-fertile, but would produce a larger crop if planted with the same variety
  • Can be pollinated with Gala, McIntosh, or Red Delicious 
The Granny Smith Apple Grows in zones 5 - 9

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Growth Speed


Scientific Name

Malus domestica

Mature Height

12' - 16'

Mature Spread

14' - 16'

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Sun Preference

Full Sun

Soil Preference

Clay, Loamy, Moist, Well Drained, Sandy


There really was a Granny Smith. This apple tree originated in Australia, sprouting from apple cores discarded by a Mrs. Smith who discovered this new variety in 1868.

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