Scarlet Sentinel ™ Columnar Apple 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.
Latin Name: Malus domestica
Site and Soil: All apples like 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained, moderately fertile soil.
Rootstock Description: M-111
Pollination Requirements: All apples need another variety for pollination. Neighboring trees often offer sufficient pollen for good fruit set.
Hardiness: Scarlet Sentinel ™ is hardy to minus 30 F or below
Bearing Age: 1-2 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 8-10 ft. in height
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
Sunset Western Zone: 1-9, 14-16
Sunset Northeast Zone: All zones