Self Fertile, but recommend a pollinator a pollinator for more fruit set
Due to strict agricultural laws, we CANNOT ship any plants to the states of California, Hawaii, or Alaska

Joy’s Apple Tree

A Delightful Orchard Addition: Fruits June & July


Chill Hours 500 c.u.
Growing Zone 6A - 9B
Pollinator Self Fertile
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Product Description

Joy’s Apple Tree – A Delightful Orchard Addition

Introducing the Joy’s Apple Tree, a delightful addition to any orchard or backyard garden. This apple tree variety is known for its exceptional flavor, abundant yields, and charming appearance, making it a must-have for apple enthusiasts and home gardeners alike.

The Joy’s Apple Tree offers a bounty of medium to large-sized apples with a beautiful blush of red and yellow hues. Each bite reveals a crisp and juicy texture that is bursting with a balanced blend of sweetness and tanginess. These delectable apples are perfect for enjoying fresh off the tree, using in pies and desserts, or making flavorful homemade applesauce.

Thriving in USDA hardiness zones 4-8, the Joy’s Apple Tree is adaptable to a wide range of growing conditions. It prefers a full sun exposure, which ensures optimal fruit development and enhances the sweetness of the apples. This variety thrives in well-drained soil with a slightly acidic to neutral pH level between 6.0 and 7.0.

The Joy’s Apple Tree is self-pollinating, meaning it does not require a separate pollination partner to set fruit. However, planting it alongside other apple varieties can increase cross-pollination and enhance overall fruit production. This tree exhibits excellent disease resistance, allowing for healthier growth and more reliable yields.

Beyond its delicious fruits, the Joy’s Apple Tree showcases ornamental value throughout the seasons. In spring, it bursts into a profusion of fragrant pink and white blossoms, adding a touch of beauty and charm to your landscape. As autumn arrives, the tree’s foliage transforms into a stunning display of vibrant red, orange, and gold, creating a picturesque scene in your garden.

Growing the Joy’s Apple Tree is a rewarding experience, whether you’re an experienced orchardist or a beginner gardener. With proper care, this tree will provide you with abundant harvests year after year. Regular watering, adequate sunlight, and occasional pruning to maintain shape and remove dead or diseased wood are essential for its overall health and productivity.

Add a touch of joy to your orchard or garden with the Joy’s Apple Tree. Experience the satisfaction of growing your own flavorful apples, the beauty it brings to your landscape, and the pleasure of sharing the fruits of your labor with family and friends. Start your apple-growing journey with the Joy’s Apple Tree and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Chill Hours500 c.u.
Cold Hardy15-20°
Container PlantNo
GraftedYes - Domestic Seedlings 'Malus Domestica'
Growing Zone6A, 6B, 7A, 7B, 8A, 8B, 9A, 9B
Mature Height20-25FT
Mature Width12-15FT
PollinatorSelf Fertile
SunlightPart to Full
Planting & Care

Recommended Fertilizers

Starter Fertilizer: Kickstart with Espoma Organic Bio-tone® Starter Plus. This potent blend boosts root mass and aids in mitigating transplant shock, ensuring your plants thrive in their new home.

Maintenance Fertilizer: For continued growth and fruit production, we recommend Espoma Organic Tree-tone Fertilizer. Designed specifically for fruit trees, this balanced formula nourishes your plants, promoting vibrant growth and bountiful harvests.

Fruitscaping™ with Apple Trees

Add a touch of classic charm to your landscape with the majestic Apple Trees in your Fruitscaping™ endeavors. These trees not only offer the joy of homegrown, delicious fruit but also serve as stunning landscape features throughout the year.

Apple trees prefer well-drained soil, rich in organic matter. The incorporation of compost or well-rotted manure into your soil can significantly improve its fertility and structure, leading to stronger, healthier trees. These trees perform best in a slightly acidic to neutral pH range.

A layer of organic mulch around the base of your apple tree can help conserve soil moisture, suppress weeds, and slowly contribute to soil fertility as it decomposes. Mulching also aids in maintaining a cooler root environment in summer and provides a degree of frost protection in winter.

Apple trees present an impressive diversity in size, flavor profiles, and ripening times. From the tart ‘Granny Smith’ to the sweet and crisp ‘Honeycrisp,’ there’s an apple variety for every palate. Whether you’re seeking fresh eating apples, varieties for baking, or those best suited for cider, our selection of apple trees offers an array for your picking pleasure.

Their size and growth habit make apple trees wonderful shade trees, and their stunning spring blossoms add an unbeatable visual appeal to any garden. If you’re dealing with space constraints, dwarf or semi-dwarf varieties, which are well-suited to smaller gardens and containers, can be an excellent choice. You can also try your hand at espalier techniques to create a living fence or wall.

With the added joy of the birds and pollinators they attract, apple trees are truly a delightful addition to your Fruitscaping™ journey. The excitement of watching your trees flower, set fruit, and fill with juicy apples ready for harvest is a rewarding experience that resonates with gardeners of all ages.

Embrace the art of Fruitscaping™ with Apple Trees, and embark on a journey from planting and care to the rewarding crunch of your own homegrown apples. It’s a garden adventure that satisfies both your taste buds and your love for a beautiful landscape.

Growing Guides

You can find many planting & care guides on our growing guides page.

Shipping Info

Shipping Restrictions

Unfortunately, We Cannot Process Orders to California, Hawaii, Alaska, or Internationally:  Please note that due to specific agricultural regulations, we’re unable to ship any plants to the states of California, Hawaii, and Alaska, or outside the United States. Additionally, citrus trees can only be shipped within the state of Florida.

Shipping Information

Before Your Plants Arrive: You can find many guides on unpacking, planting, & care, on our growing guides page.

The Journey From Our Nursery to Your Door:  We NEVER ship our plants bare root. Your plant will travel in the very container in which it was nurtured. We thoroughly prune and water them before packing, and make sure they’re well wrapped to retain moisture during transit. It’s as though you’ve personally collected them from our nursery!

Choose Your Ship Date: We understand you’ll want to be available when your plant arrives. Our checkout process features a handy calendar that allows you to choose the Monday on which you want your plant to ship. Depending on your location, you’ll likely receive your plant by Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday of that week. Once shipped, UPS will generate a tracking number and send it to the email you provided. You can then follow your plant’s journey and ensure someone is available to unpack it on arrival day.

Click Here To View Our Shipping Page For More Information & Packing/Unpacking Plants Videos

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