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malus x domestica

    Tree Planting

    Top 5 Apple Trees Sold Through the Arbor Day Tree Nursery

    By Sheereen Othman | September 14, 2017

    As fall harvest starts, many of our favorite fall fruits and nuts will start to ripen. Here are the five most popular apple trees sold through the Arbor Day tree nursery  that will ship out this fall. Red Delicious Apple (Malus domestica ‘Red Delicious’) Legend has it that the red delicious was named when its discoverer sent samples of the apple to a commercial nursery in Iowa (back in 1892).  One bite into the apple and the nursery owner exclaimed, “Delicious!” The nursery…

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    Lodi Apple: The Apple to Your Sauce

    (Malus x domestica) The lodi apple —a hybrid of the yellow transparent and montomgery apple —is a popular choice used in baking pies and making applesauce for their ability to cook down quickly. These yellowish-green…

    By Sheereen Othman | September 23, 2015
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    Red Jonathan Apple

    (Malus X Domestica) This fruit may be a little less persistent at ripening than its counterpart the early harvest, but the red Jonathan is still packed with a succulent taste—tart and well-balanced. It’s a…

    By Sheereen Othman | September 9, 2015