Braeburn Apple
Braeburn Apple

  • Pollinator Required ? Yes
  • Type : semi dwarf
  • Characteristics : semi-sweet
  • Mature Height : 12-14 feet
  • Support Required : No
  • Bloom Period : Mid April
  • Sun Exposure : Full Sun
  • Will Produce Fruit In: 3-5 years
  • Harvest Period : Early Oct
  • Soil Type : well drained
  • Zones : 4 - 8



Braeburn Apple Tree - Malus domestica "Brarburn" :

The Braeburn Apple has a sweet flavor balanced with a moderate tartness that produces a unique blend. The texture is crisp and firm and juicy. The under color is yellowish green and is shaded by a broadly red-striped color pattern.

The Braeburn was a chance seedling discovered in New Zealand. Braeburn apples are an old-fashioned sweet apple with a smooth and crisp texture. It's great for snacks and salads. It is a late season apple with a long storage life (up to 8 months). Its eating qualities make it adaptable for cooking as well as fresh use.

The Braeburn apple's sweet-tart flavor and crisp juicy flesh has contributed to its winning the Northwest Fruit Tasting for the last 4 years.

The commercial planted acreages are still small thus the market demand is increasing due to the Braeburn apple's excellent flavor and long storage life.

The Braeburn apple is an excellent choice for your home orchard.

The Braeburn apple tree grows best in Zones 4 to 8. More info on Hardiness Zones

Zone 4  -20 Degrees °F to -30 Degrees °F
Zone 8  +20 Degrees °F to +10 Degrees °F


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Apple Lore

1988 A.D. - The great Alar hoax is perpetrated on the public as a scare tactic for fund raising by the Natural Resources Defense Council. Apple demand falls to zero as the media rushes to report one sensationalized story after another about harmless, nearly non existent chemical residues on apples. Perception overrides reality and the U.S. apple industry goes into a steep economic decline. It is the year of peak apple production for Lynd Fruit Farm Inc. at 240,000 bushels. The consequential losses were enormous.

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