Blue Pearmain apple trees

Blue Pearmain apple
  • Picking season: Late
  • Keeping (of fruit): 3 months or more
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Pollination group: 3
  • Uses: Eating fresh

Blue Pearmain is an old-fashioned winter apple, named for the blue-pink color of the bloom which covers the skin in late fall.

The apples should be picked in October, and then left to ripen in storage. They will readily keep for 2-3 months.

Blue Pearmain apple trees for sale

Item
Mature height*
Price
Quantity
1-year Blue Pearmain apple trees bare-root
G.935 rootstock
Medium (8ft-12ft) mature height
$29.00

*Find out more about the apple rootstocks we use to control the mature height.


Blue Pearmain characteristics

Using

  • Picking season: Late
  • Uses: Eating fresh
  • Cropping: Good
  • Keeping (of fruit): 3 months or more
  • Flavor style (apples): Sweet/Sharp

Growing

  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Pollination group: 3
  • Pollinating others: Average
  • Ploidy: Diploid
  • Vigour: Average vigour

Disease resistance

  • General resistance: Good

Climate

  • Cold hardiness (USDA): (5) -20F / -29C (6) -10F / -23C (7) 0F / -18C (8) 10F / -12C (9) 20F / -7C
  • Summer average maximum temperatures: Cool ( 20C - 24C / 68F - 75F) Warm (25C - 30C / 76F - 85F)

Identification

  • Country of origin: United States
  • Period of origin: 1800 - 1849
  • Fruit color: Red - dark
  • Fruit size: Average Variable
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