Needs Another Apple Tree for Pollination
Due to strict agricultural laws, we CANNOT ship any plants to the states of California, Hawaii, or Alaska

Tropic Sweet Apple Tree

Tropical Delights and Sweet Surprises: Fruits June – July


Chill Hours 250 c.u.
Growing Zone 7A - 9B
Pollinator Needs another Apple Tree for Pollination
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Product Description

Tropic Sweet Apple Tree – Tropical Delights and Sweet Surprises

Experience the taste of the tropics with our Tropic Sweet Apple Tree. This unique apple variety brings a touch of exoticism to your orchard, offering a deliciously sweet flavor and a tropical twist to your apple harvest.

The Tropic Sweet Apple Tree, a University of Florida patented release, is specially bred for low chill conditions, making it an excellent choice for warmer climates. It requires a certain amount of heat units to bloom in the spring, helping it maintain its dormancy and avoid late spring frosts. This characteristic ensures a reliable and abundant harvest.

The apples of the Tropic Sweet Apple Tree are a delight to the taste buds. With their super sweet, low-acid profile, they provide a delightful balance of sweetness and crunch. The taste is reminiscent of a Royal Gala apple, with a satisfyingly crisp texture. The apples feature a light green color with a rosy red blush, adding visual appeal to your orchard.

Thriving in full sun, the Tropic Sweet Apple Tree prefers well-drained soil with a slightly acidic to neutral pH level (6.0-7.0). Its low chill requirements and heat tolerance make it an ideal choice for warm climates, ensuring successful fruit production.

As part of our Fruitscape™ collection, the Tropic Sweet Apple Tree brings a touch of the tropics to your landscape. Its attractive foliage and vibrant fruits create a visual spectacle, turning your orchard into a tropical oasis. Whether you’re cultivating a small backyard orchard or adding a unique element to your larger fruit garden, the Tropic Sweet Apple Tree is a fantastic choice.

Caring for your Tropic Sweet Apple Tree is relatively easy. Regular watering and proper pruning will help maintain its health and shape. Applying a balanced fertilizer designed for fruit trees will provide the necessary nutrients for vigorous growth and abundant fruit production.

Indulge in the tropical delights and sweet surprises of the Tropic Sweet Apple Tree. Whether you’re seeking a taste of the tropics or simply want to add a unique apple variety to your collection, this tree will captivate your senses and bring a touch of paradise to your homegrown harvests. Order the Tropic Sweet Apple Tree today and embark on a flavorful journey through the world of tropical apples.

Chill Hours250 c.u.
Cold Hardy15-20°
Container PlantNo
GraftedYes - Domestic Seedlings 'Malus Domestica'
Growing Zone7A, 7B, 8A, 8B, 9A, 9B
Mature Height20-25FT
Mature Width12-15FT
PollinatorNeeds another Apple Tree for Pollination
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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