'Empire'

Description: Crisp red apple with extremely white sweet flesh with a hint of tang. Does not bruise easliy. It was developed in 1940 as a cross between 'Delicious' and 'McIntosh'.  It has all the attributes of a good apple variety, easy maintenance, strong well-shaped trees, attractive apples, and heavy annual crops.

 

Uses: 

Fresh eating apple but also popular for making cider. Also great for apple sauce.

 

Harvest: 

Early, mid September

 

Pollinators: 

Partially self fertile, Akane, Gala, Wolf River, Granny Smith

 

White flowering crabapples are also good pollinisers for this variety.

For other varieties that will pollinate this variety we recommmend this 'Pollination Checker' from out friends at Orange Pippin Trees in the UK. 

'Empire'

C$35.00Price