Brought to this country over 150 years ago from Russia, Duchess is extremely hardy and has resistance to apple scab, cedar-apple rust and fire blight. Fruit is medium size with skin color pale yellow with crimson stripes and splashes. Flavor is sprightly tart, superb for pies and sauce. Ripens mid-August to early September.
Zone: 3-7 Light: Height: 6' to 10' Width: 0" Spacing: 12' to 15' State Restrictions: AK;AZ;CA;HI
Planting Season: Spring Years to Fruit: 3yrs. Fruiting Time: Mid-August/Early-September Size Shipped: 3-5 ft bareroot trees Foliage Color: Green Needs Pollinator: Yes