Scarlet Sentinel Columnar Apple Tree ™
Scarlet Sentinel Columnar Apple Tree ™ M-111 dense clusters of bright white flowers are followed by many tightly spaced and very large, greenish-yellow fruit with an attractive red blush. Very juicy and sweet, Scarlet Sentinel ™ ripens in mid to late September and can be stored until February. Scarlet Sentinel ™ is the most compact of the three varieties we offer. Perfect for container gardening or those with tight spaces.
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Latin Name: Malus domestica
Site and Soil: Apples like 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained, moderately fertile soil.
Rootstock Description: M-111
Pollination Requirements: Apples need another variety for pollination. Neighboring trees often offer sufficient pollen for good fruit set. Consider Mason Bees to help pollinate and increase fruit production.
Hardiness: Hardy to minus 30° F or below
Bearing Age: 1-2 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 8-10 ft. in height
Taste: Juicy and sweet
Fruit Skin: Greenish-yellow fruit with red blush
Fruit Color: White
Bloom Time: April
Ripening Time: Late September
Yield: 50+ fruit
Pests & Diseases: Scarlet Sentinel™ is very resistant to Apple Scab. Codling Moth can create wormy apples and aphids can damage the foliage of apple trees.
USDA Zone: 4-8